Salt dish

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Object Name: 
Salt dish
Accession Number: 
61.3.339
Dimensions: 
H: 5.8 cm, L: 10.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless bubbly glass; pressed. Oval shape; petaled rim; baroque ornaments on curved sides and ends against a background of cross-hatched flowers; oval foot rim with four scallop shells; ovoid base with faintly defined scrolls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 387, #1498; BIB# 30457
Sandwich Glass Handbook (3rd printing) (1947) pl. 74, lower left; BIB# 77083