Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm; Rim Diam: 6.7 cm; Foot Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1799
Primary Description: 
Transparent brilliant blue heavy glass with small bubbles; wear marks at base; pattern molded. Sloping solid foot with concave base having rough pontil mark, short slightly bulging stem, ogee bowl; the foot has been tooled to form ribs or diamonds, the bowl has been patterned in a 14-rib mold.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15