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Glass museum deaccessions selling May 18

A selection of 50 colored vintage lacy salts will come before bidders during the May 18, during the 17th annual spring auction of 18th and 19th century glass and lighting at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
Lacy-period pressed salts

More than 50 colored lacy-period pressed salts including these scarce Sandwich and Pittsburgh boats will be presented at auction, May 18. (Photos courtesy of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates)

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is conducting its 17th annual spring auction of 18th and 19th century glass and lighting May 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.

The sale comprises a wide variety of American, English and European wares featuring the 40-plus year collection of the late Franklin Stoneburner of Delavan, Wisconsin; selections from the Suzanne & Robert Fratus collection of Cape Cod, Massachusetts; the Anne Serra collection of Cuba, New York; material deaccessioned by the Sandwich Glass Museum, plus other consignors.

Highlights include a fine selection of more than 50 colored lacy salts, including seven different boats; other rare pressed lacy tableware; fine Sandwich and other colored vases and candlesticks; whale oil and fluid lighting including many rare colored examples; fine cut overlay and other early kerosene lighting; collection of Sandwich and other cologne bottles/dresser articles; New England and Midwestern free-blown wares; blown-molded including many rare examples of blown three mold; rare colored and colorless pillar-molded wares; early flasks and bottles; collection of witch balls; Pittsburgh and other early cut glass; rare cup plates; blown and pressed toys/miniatures; antique paperweights; and fine cut-overlay and marbrie-decorated wares.

The auction catalog will be posted at as well as on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable around May 9. Public preview at the auction gallery begins May 16.

For more details, email or call 540-434-3939.