Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.217
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm; Rim W: 5.25, D: 7.5 cm; Base W: 4, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Salt. Non-lead glass, clear light green; pressed; "scrolled sleigh" form; sides outlined in beading, fan motif set deep at center with top forming small scallops on rim, plain dots below fan, sides filled with two ringed and diamond discs; on sharply slanting ends, three-quarter square-sunburst (rays from diamond disc at focus) between wide rope band at top and narrow at bottom; on base, wide-spaced beaded rays to sides from large diamond disc at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 196, #772; BIB# 30457
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, above creamer; BIB# 98018