Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.2 cm; Rim W: 5.75, D: 8.25 cm; Foot W: 5.8, D: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1799
Primary Description: 
Colorless presumably lead glass; blown and cut bowl, pressed standard. Boat-shaped bowl with cut slanting fine rays in spaces between rim and long bold swags above row of facets; standard with hexagonal diamond-shaped stem flaring into large step on diamond base with deep intaglio oval sunburst on bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1950-12-06