Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.231
Dimensions: 
H: 5.2 cm, L: 7.6 cm, W: 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Wagon-shape; cable rim; stippled sides with hearts and fleur-de-lis above wheels with six spokes; ends with basket of flowers; rectangular stippled base with zig-zag and six-petaled ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rose, James, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 198, #782; BIB# 30457