Conical Salt Dish

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Object Name: 
Conical Salt Dish
Accession Number: 
2001.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Purple-blue transparent lead glass; blown in a full-size mold for pattern and shape; conical with vertical rim, thin flat area inside which has vertical ribbing, walls have squares of diamonds alternating with sunbursts, three of each, section of vertical ribbing below has been tooled in to form stem and foot, ribbing extends under circular foot to pontil mark.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Shape S5
Series: 
GIII-6
Provenance: 
Stradlings, Source
2001-04-04