Miniature Sad Iron

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Object Name: 
Miniature Sad Iron
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.272
Dimensions: 
H: 2.5 cm, L: 3.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1870
Primary Description: 
Amethyst glass; pressed. Triangular body with square handle on top; mold seam across top; heel and base ground and polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neal, L. W., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 203, third from left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 150, #507; BIB# 30457