Reggie's Antique Christmas Lights
Antique Christmas Light description.
Ordering info for any of the
For Sale bottles listed below.
- Vigil (or Christmas) Light by Stiegel
Amethyst (or purple?) glass, open pontil, embossed diamond lattice pattern,
hanging wire still intact, height 3.8", circa 1760,
near mint condition.
Most likely made by Henry Stiegel since identical one pictured on plate 32
picture #16 (page 14) of McKearin's "American Glass" book; also see
description on page 90 of this book.
Bought from dealer
Tom Hicks who said a group of these
were recovered in the 1920s from a ship wreck off Bermuda.
They were packed in amongst iron stones made by Stiegel.
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