Miniature salt

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Object Name: 
Miniature salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.4.120
Dimensions: 
H: 2.1 cm, L: 4.7 cm, W: 3.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1835-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Translucent whitish lead glass; pressed. Oval shape with scalloped top rim, a row of beading below scallops, scroll design on a stippled background and a rope design around base rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Arthur A. Jr., Source
1966-01-14
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 150, #503; BIB# 30457