Wow it’s been HOT in Texas and all over Central US. Looks like this heat wave is moving East! Glass Works Auction #92 is aptly named ‘Summer Sizzler’. This brilliant yellow flask sure tames the heat with its spectacular appearance!
The flask is written up as follows:
Lot 72: EAGLE – EAGLE, (GII-25), Louisville, Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 – 1845, yellow with amber and olive tone pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny flake is off the top edge of the lip, some wear exists on the medial ribs. Extremely rare, brilliant coloration. The first we’ve seen in this mold!
The Auction closes Monday 25 July 2011.