Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
61.4.76
Dimensions: 
H: 5 cm, L: 7.5 cm, W: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Rectangular shape; rim with alternating scallops and points; sides with eagle clutching olive branch and arrows; ends with wheat sheaf; rectangular base with multi-pointed star; column at each corner, ending in a foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 178, #669; BIB# 30457