Salt Dish

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Object Name: 
Salt Dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.2.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm; Rim Diam: 5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pattern-molded. Globular form, with inset concave, globular basin on top; rough pontil mark inside; the sides patterned in an octagonal molded pedestal mold, giving the sides paneled decoration, with small raised diamonds at the top of each rib; applied tapering foot with rough pontil mark on underside; inscribed "8" in black ink on the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Watkins, Lura Woodside, Source
1970-09-10
Color: 
Inscription: 
8
Inscription
ink rim