Salt in the Shape of a Boat

Object Name: 
Salt in the Shape of a Boat

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Object Name: 
Salt in the Shape of a Boat
Accession Number: 
2008.4.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, W: 9.1 cm, D: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1835-1840
Primary Description: 
Opaque pale blue glass with dark mottling; pressed. Small blue salt in the shape of a steam boat, with "SANDWICH" impressed on the base and "B & S GLASS CO" on the stern. "LAFAYET" on the wheels.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stradlings, Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
LAFAVET
inscription
Pressed into the glass On each side of the boat near the rim Arched in a hemispherical shape with a star at the center.
SANDWICH
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Pressed into the glass On underside of boat
B & S / (G)LASS / CO
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Pressed into the glass On the back of the boat
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) p. 13;