Salt Cellar

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Object Name: 
Salt Cellar
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
55.4.274
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, Rim Diam: 6.2 cm; Foot Diam: 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1785-1795
Web Description: 
This salt dish probably represents Amelung's ordinary output, since they are not inscribed with a name or date.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Salt Cellar. Transparent bubbly bluish-purple glass; slightly conical foot with pontil mark, applied to double-ogee bowl with very short stem; bowl patterned and expanded in checkered-diamond design, a diaper of seven large diamonds in lateral chain, each containing four small concave diamonds.
Dictionary Exhibiton
Venue(s)
Newark Museum 1955 through 1956