Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
50.4.212
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm; Rim W: 5.5 cm, D: 7 cm; Base W: 4.25 cm, D: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Salt. Bottle glass, dark olive-green; pressed; rectangular footed form with scalloped base-sides between plain bracket feet; at top, alternating oval and lozenge chain band, tops forming scalloped rim; on stippled background of sides, conventional ornament composed of small palmettes between tops of beaded scrolls terminating at bottom in small flower, and at each side, a scrolled leaf with stippled vein; on stippled background of ends, same scrolled leaf flanking small palmette above large beaded dot; on base, bead-edged polygon with scroll ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 167; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 183, #691; BIB# 30457