Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.176
Dimensions: 
H: 3.7 cm, L: 8.8 cm, W: 4.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Primary Description: 
Opaque pale blue, lead glass; pressed. Boat shape, pointed bow, squared stem with two windows; paddle wheel on each side inscribed; "LAFAYET", oval base with scroll-like motif.
Department: 
Provenance: 
High Collection, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 175, #657, pl. 10; BIB# 30457