Salt Cellar

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Object Name: 
Salt Cellar
Accession Number: 
50.4.292
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.75 cm; Rim Diam: 7.75 cm; Foot Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1855-1865
Primary Description: 
Salt Cellar. Clear glass, silvered; free-blown; "mercury" or "silvering" between colorless walls of hemispherical bowl, contracted at top of hollow sloping circular foot; flat base with circular window at center over disc stamped "N E G C°".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
N E G C°
inscription
Stamped center base
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 171, left; BIB# 22048
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #4, pl. 216; BIB# 25297