Salt Shaker

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Object Name: 
Salt Shaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.77
Dimensions: 
H: 13 cm; D(rim): 5.5 cm, (base): 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1899
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; free-blown and cut. Slender cylindrical body, with narrow cut band of flutes between 12 oval-topped panels at top and round-topped below, flaring 12- sided stepped base formed by cutting, narrow flat rim cut in lunar slices; inside neck at top, threaded for screw-in domed top cut in the "German" facets with small hole at center of each, stemmed faceted-knob finial; on base, circle of alternate ovals and flutes around polished center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D., Source
1950-10-01
Color: 
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