This one has the a very clear and distinctive Millville Ring. This one has a clear bottom that does show heavy shelf wear. The pontil mark is slightly rough to the touch. These Original Antique Millville Frit Weights from this time period are getting harder and harder to locate (in any original good condition) when you want to add one to your collection. This is a Magnum Size Paperweight that measures 3 5/8" Diameter by 2" Tall.
Please check pictures for further description. I will Consider any Reasonable Offers.On this Wonderful Antique Art Glass Paperweight and Thank You for Looking. Please do not miss my many other lovely Art Glass Paperweight Auctions by various Well Known and Famous Artists. Some of this Wonderful Paperweights Fascinating History. From The 65-year collection of Barbara Sisson, Charleston, WV. Her Collection Featured over 2,000 antique and modern paperweights including Baccarat, Clichy, St.
Louis, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Kaziun, Ysart and other American studio artists, Millville/South Jersey, an extensive selection of Degenhart, St. Just recently in 2018 I was very proud and honored to have had the opportunity to acquire a large portion of Barbara Sissons Wonderful and Cherished Art Glass Paperweight Collection. If youre a new collector, old collector or just would like a few original well documented paperweights for your collection please stay tuned and watch for my future Art Glass Paperweight auctions. Was know as one of the Largest Glass Makers in the Millville, NJ area (Circa 1880) and likewise the entire country.
Southern New Jersey has been called "The Cradle of American Glass" for the same reason that it could be called The Cradle of American Asparagus Farming. There's a lot of sand in the soil, and sand (silica) is what is melted to make glass. Many of the glass makers migrated to this area from Europe in and around the late 1790s thru the mid 1800s.
There were so many in this area at the time, New England Glass, Sandwich, Boston, Gillinder, Pairpoint and Millville just to name a few. Glass factories have been here for over 200 years, but it wasn't until the late 1960s that someone decided to call attention to it. That someone was Frank Wheaton Jr. Grandson of the founder of Wheaton Industries, one of the biggest companies in glassmaking.One of my hobbies is collecting Art Glass Paperweights. I'm a member of Midwest Paperweight Collectors Club as well as the Paperweight Collectors Association (PCA) which is our National Club. Please follow me so you won't miss any of my fabulous items. Pictures are used as part of my descriptions. ONLY if there is a Mistake in the description. If you receive your item and the box is damaged please keep that for. From the shipper should they need it back. The item "RARE Antique MILLVILLE Frit INDUSTRY with BEEHIVE Art Glass Paperweight" is in sale since Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights". The seller is "paperwtlady1" and is located in Hamilton, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.