Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
68.4.223
Dimensions: 
H: 5 cm, L: 8 cm, W: 4.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass; pressed. Trapezoidal shape; scalloped rim; two eagles adorned with heads turned toward each other on each side; shield in center of each side with coils of rope outlining top edge; quatrefoils filling a diamond on ends; twelve-pointed star on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
High, Mrs. Harry S., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 57, 95, pl. 89; BIB# 33046
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 179, #673, pl. 9; BIB# 30457