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    AN AMERICAN DANA ALDEN CHRISTMAS CONDIMENT SET
    Alden Griffith Co., c.1880

    Comprising three barrel-shaped opalware glass shakers with pierced metal covers, housed in a tri-sectioned metal stand with ring handle, one metal cover impressed DANA K. ALDEN, BOSTON/PAT'. DEC. 25 1877, the metal stand with impressed mark ALDEN, GRIFFITH & CO/BOSTON, MASS., glass unsigned but probably by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., although Alden used other glass companies when Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. could not keep up with production needs of this popular product
    The stand: 4.5in. high


    Condition Report*: Bryan Abbott: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age; loss of majority of gilt finish to metal stand; one or more of the metal covers may be period replacement; the metal cover with Dana Alden mark with loss of .5in. section of rim and with rust to the metal agitator attachment of this cover;
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    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    20th Sunday
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