Salt Dish

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Object Name: 
Salt Dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.2.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, W: 9.4 cm, D: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1790-1810
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jason Rogers Westerfield
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pressed, cut. Oval bowl, with cut curved rim, with diamond points at the ends; the sides cut, a band of large diamonds on the sides, cut swags and an oval printie below; cut fan and curved hatched band below; merese above a pressed paneled stem and diamond-shaped foot; impressed scalloped diamond and impressed central scalloped lemon-squeezer on the underside of the foot; the sides polished flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Westerfield, Mrs. Jason, Former Collection
Pressed Glass, 1825-1925
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1983-04 through 1983-10
St. Louis Art Museum 1983-12-01 through 1984-03-01
Suntory Museum of Art 1984-07-17 through 1984-09-02
Portland Museum of Art 1984-11-01 through 1985-12-31
Cincinnati Art Museum 1985-04-13 through 1985-05-26
The Art of Glass; A Masterson Junior Gallery Exhibition
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1970-09-19 through 1970-11-15
 
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Pressed Glass 1825-1925 (1983) p. 9; BIB# 30792
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 52-53, #94; BIB# 28036