This is a beautiful and scarce Mt. Patented by Frederick Shirley at the Mt. Washington Glass Company in New Bedford , Mass. And made only from 1878 - 1880.
Also known as Sicilian Glass because a bit of the ingredients were said to have come from the volcanic Mt. It is characterized by the brilliantly colored inclusions embedded in the black lava background. It was said to be very unusual for the time.
This is a large piece measuring 9 1/4 in height. It is in very good condition with no chips or cracks.
There is some slight wear here and there but overall a spectacular piece. Great example being offered with no reserve.
The item "Beautiful 9 1/4 Mount Washington Lava Glass Vase Circa 1878-1880 No Reserve" is in sale since Tuesday, October 04, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Pairpoint, Mt. The seller is "chp179" and is located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.