Salt

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Object Name: 
Salt
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.134
Dimensions: 
H: 4.4 cm, L: 7.3 cm, W: 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; pressed. Rectangular shape; rim with alternating scallops and points; sides with charioteer in full gallop; ends with dolphin and scrolls; base with concentric circles of leaves and rosettes; four feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tilden, George L., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 176, #660; BIB# 30457