WOW!! Museum Quality ~ VERY RARE R. Blackinton & Company Complete 9 Piece Sterling & Guilloche Enamel Dresser Set ~ American Brilliant Glass Perfume & Powder Box Signed Hawkes ~ Collectors Dream Pieces
LAYAWAY IS AVAILABLE ~ We will offer up to a 12-month layaway with a 15% down payment on this beauty~ please feel free to contact us for arrangements.
The firm of R. Blackinton & Company was established in 1862, when Roswell Blackinton, Walter Ballou, and Thomas Mann formed a copartnership. The concern originally manufactured book clasps, and during the Civil War made clasps for Bibles used by the soldiers. Mr. Mann retired in 1867, and the firm continued without further change until the death of Mr. Blackinton, in 1906.
This beautiful dresser set was one of their top-of-the-line sets. I have collected for over 25 years and never have I seen more than 3 matching R. Blackington pieces until I found this very rare set! The cuting on the glass on the perfume and the power box are the same pattern as the hand enamel pattern on the guilloche enameled tops. It just doesn't get any better than this set!! This Set includes:
12 1/2" Handled Mirror 9 3/4" Handled Brush 7 1/2" Tortoise Shell Comb 7 1/4" Button or Shoe Hook 7 1/2" Clothing Brush 6" Shoe Brush 6" Buffer 4 1/2" diameter Powder Box 6" tall Perfume
The enamel is in excellent plus condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, crazing, deep scratches, abrasions or repairs. The artistry is extremely well done with multiple shades and vivid coloration. The sterling is also excellent plus with no rips, dents, cracks, holes, deep scratches, abrasions or repairs with the rim being very well rounded. The lids fits very firmly and removes easily with a twist movement. All pieces are marked
The glass pieces were make by the very famous American Brilliant Cut Glass Maker, Hawkes. Both glass pieces are signed on the bottom. These are in excellent plus condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, scratches, abrasions or repairs. The glass is clear and bright with no residue, fogging or cloudiness. The bases has some of those faint, tiny, all over surface scratches consistent with use on a vanity. The entire dresser set was someones prized possession and extremely well taken care of!
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