Gorgeous W & Co NY Pineapple with Blowpipe Pontil Scar
[In from western collector Bruce Silva]
Meant to forward a photo of another pineapple. I’ve had this example in my figural lineup for a few decades. It was a local attic find. A true pineapple in all regards. Looks like it was just picked at the Dole Plantation!
This example has a blowpipe pontil scar as well. I’ve attached two photos; it could be better. Cloudy and dark now so relied on fluorescent back light. Both Bill (Taylor) and Bob (Ferraro) have seen it in person while here on visits. Bruce
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About Ferdinand Meyer V
Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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Gorgeous…anyway you slice it! Headed to the fridge’ for the real thing.