Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.346
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.4 cm, Diam: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1815-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark purple lead glass; mold-blown. Conical shape with lower half constricted to form stem and foot; pattern of faint diagonal ribbing just below rim; row of alternating diamonds and sunbursts below ribbing; vertical rib around lower position and extending to fit; base rayed with rough pontil mark in center.
Pattern Name: 
GIII-3 or GIII-4
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source