Salt Dish

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Object Name: 
Salt Dish
Accession Number: 
50.4.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm; Body Diam: 6.6 cm; Foot Diam: 5.1 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, George S., Source
1924
to
1950-07-31
McKearin, George S., Source
1924
to
1950-07-31
Category: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Salt Dish. Non-lead glass, sapphire-blue shading to deep purple-blue in thick parts; pattern-molded and free-blown; fat, double-ogee bowl with tiny drawn stem, applied flat circular foot, rough pontil mark; on bowl, expanded checkered-diamond design.
Independence Pursued: 17th and 18th c. American Glass: Amelung
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1976-05 through 1976-11
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
Venue(s)
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
 
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 268; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 96; BIB# 69239
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 118-119, fig. 57; BIB# AI6136
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #4, pl. 9; BIB# 25297