Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.198
Dimensions: 
H: 4.3 cm, L: 7.2 cm, W: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Opalescent blue glass; pressed. Rectangular shape; outflaring sides; scalloped rim; stippled sides with four hearts above three Gothic arches; ends with two stars; rectangular base with rayed design; four feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mahoney, Gwendolyn, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Technique: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 166; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 180, #680; BIB# 30457