Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.4.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm, L: 7.2 cm, W: 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Salt. Opaque powder-blue glass; pressed. Rectangular shape; rim with alternating scallops and points; sides with charioteer in full gallop; ends with dolphin and scrolls; rectangular base with concentric circles of decoration; four feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1959-09-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 176, #659; BIB# 30457
Woman's day dictionary of Sandwich glass (1963) illustrated, p. 25 (bottom row, 2nd from right); BIB# 98017