Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Accession Number: 
68.4.226
Dimensions: 
H: 5.3 cm, L: 8 cm, W: 4.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Dark amber 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
Category: 
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