Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.4.78
Dimensions: 
H: 5 cm, L: 8 cm, W: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Trapezoidal shape; scalloped rim; two eagles adorned with heads facing on each side; shield in center of each side with rope coils outlining top edge; quatrefoils filling a diamond on each end; base with twelve-pointed star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 20, p. 194, front right; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 163, fig. 20; BIB# 71763
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 178, #671; BIB# 30457