Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
68.4.221
Dimensions: 
H: 5 cm, L: 7.5 cm, W: 5.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; red glass; pressed. Rectangular shape; smooth rims; S-curved ends, with horizontal ribbing and beading; sides with quintafoil; beading outlining corners; base with web motif; sides end in scrolled feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hackman, Maime, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 192, fig. 339; BIB# 81579
Pressed-glass designs in the United States and Europe (1983-07) pp. 130-139, ill. p. 139, fig. 30 left; BIB# AI11015
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 173, #647, pl. 8; BIB# 30457