ITEM SP66. BLOWN THREE MOLD DECANTER,
(McK# GIII-19), bright, light forest green, cylindrical, pontil
scar, quart, sheared and fire polished mouth, an attic quality
bottle with a hard-to-find radiating potstone in the shoulder.
Blown at the Keene Marlboro Street Glass Works, Keene, NH 1820-1840,
scarce mold, rare color.
Never let it be said that the New England Glass Houses didn't
make bottles in pretty colors. Blown in a lovely shade of forest
green bottle glass, this quart-sized Keene decanter commands
immediate attention and elicits the question of "have I
seen one like that before?" (The answer, at least for this
seasoned cataloguer, is "NO!") The noted radiating
stone is a small one (three tight 3/16" lines) and well-hidden
by the complexities of the mold. This is a truly beautiful piece
of blown-three mold and a singular example of a bottle collecting