Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.358
Dimensions: 
H: 3.8 cm, L: 9.1 cm, W: 4.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Primary Description: 
Opaque purplish-blue glass; pressed. Boat shape; pointed bow; square stern; inscription: "LAFAYET" on paddle wheels; "B &S./GLASS./Co" on stem; "SANDWICH" on inside base and five-pointed star and scrolls on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McMurray, Charles, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 175, #653, pl. 10; BIB# 30457