Beehive Salt Cellar

Object Name: 
Beehive Salt Cellar

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Object Name: 
Beehive Salt Cellar
Accession Number: 
50.4.355
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Body Diam (at bottom): 8.75 cm; Foot Diam: 6.75 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1850-1875
Primary Description: 
Salt Cellar. Non-lead, cobalt blue, free-blown and tooled, deep truncated-cone bowl with sides of eight graduated round rings, and contracted at top of sloping circular foot with flat base having glass-ring pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1929
to
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
Venue(s)
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09