Salt Cellar

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Object Name: 
Salt Cellar
Accession Number: 
55.4.86
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Foot Diam: 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1830
Primary Description: 
Salt Cellar. Transparent light amethyst glass; pattern molded and expanded; conical foot with rough pontil mark applied to double-ogee bowl with knop-like stem drawn from same gather; patterned by two insertions in a twenty-four rib mold and expanded in broken swirl ribbing.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Material: 
Glass, the Mildred C. Howe Collection
Venue(s)
Valentine Museum 1971-10-23 through 1971-11-21
Astonishing Revelations at the Corning Museum: Sharp-Eyed Researchers Are Able to "Rib" Helen and George McKearin (2018-07) illustrated, p. 8; BIB# 716551
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 176, left; BIB# 22048
Glass, the Mildred C. Howes collection (1971) illustrated, p. 4 (#6); BIB# 30149