Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
50.4.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.75 cm; Bowl Diam: 5.75 cm; Foot Diam: 5.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1750-1775
Primary Description: 
Salt. Non-lead glass, colorless; pattern-molded and engraved; double-ogee bowl, short drawn stem, applied slightly sloping circular foot, rough pontil mark; pattern of wide-spaced fine ribs on bowl, narrow-spaced on unexpanded stem; on upper part of bowl, shallow engraved pinnate circlet below wavy line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
American Glass (1948) (1948) #4, pl. 23; BIB# 25297
A Catalogue of Old English and other glassware (1937) illustrated, #790, p. 86, pl. 12; BIB# 29807