Antique Boston and Sandwich Glass

Built in 1825 and incorporated in 1826, the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company of Massachusetts, founded by Deming Jarves, was one of the earliest manufacturers of pressed glass (also known as Early American Pattern Glass) in the United States. During the company's first few years, its workers produced decanters, bottles, tumblers, and other examples of utilitarian glassware, much of it handblown into molds. The furnaces were fired by...Continue Reading