Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
68.4.344
Dimensions: 
H: 4.7 cm, D(rim): 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Circular shape; scalloped rim; body divided by vertical ribs into six sections filled with small diamonds, each with circle in center; three circles with sailing ships, three with eagles; circular base with chevron pattern underneath, eagle in center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tilden, George L., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 180, #678; BIB# 30457