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1919 Theodore Roosevelt Frosted Glass Bust By Gillinder Brothers Glass Co. For Sale
Fantastic and VERY rare, ca1919 Frosted Glass Bust of President Theodore Roosevelt believed to have been manufactured by the Gillinder Bros. Glass Company of Port Jervis, New York.
This wonderful, frosted glass Bust of Teddy Roosevelt measures approx. 5 1/2” tall and 2 1/2" in diameter at the base. There is cast lettering on the front of the pedestal that reads "Theodore Roosevelt / 1858-1919". The bust depicts a rather young TR as he looked at the time of his election as Vice President in 1900.
The head of the Bust is solid, while the shoulder area and the pedestal is hollow and although the Bust is not signed its form and style is identical to many of the frosted glass paperweights and "sculptures" produced by Gillinder Brothers in the late 19th and early 20th century.
This outstanding, ca1919 Theodore Roosevelt Frosted Glass Bust is in excellent to near mint condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or damage of any kind. The glass is clean and crisp the bust displays beautifully.
A very rare and beautiful, ca1919 Frosted Glass Bust of Theodore Roosevelt believed to have been manufactured by the Gillinder Bros. Glass Company of Port Jervis, New York and a fantastic addition to any collection!!
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