Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
60.4.807
Dimensions: 
H: 5.6 cm, D: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Circular shape; cable rim; acanthus leaves around sides alternating with shield-like ornaments, four feet shaped like shells; quatrefoil design on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 193, #753; BIB# 30457