Boat Salt

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Object Name: 
Boat Salt
Accession Number: 
50.4.215
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, W (max): 5 cm, D: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1828-1835
Primary Description: 
Boat Salt. Lead glass, clear olive-yellow; pressed; boat shape with scroll prow; seven-pointed star on stippled field of "paddle wheel", plain ribs above beaded on hull, "J. ROBINSON & SON" in arch over "PITTSBURGH" on stern, tiny flower above each fluke of an anchor on stippled field of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
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Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
J. ROBINSON & SON; PITTSBURGH
inscription
Pressed Hull; Stern