Boat Salt

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Object Name: 
Boat Salt
Accession Number: 
68.4.125
Dimensions: 
H: 3.1 cm, L: 9.5 cm, W: 5.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Opalescent, lead glass; pressed. Boat-shape; keel in front; square stern with a multi-pointed star; bands of diamonds on sides; plain oval base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hackman, Maime, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 176, #658; BIB# 30457