Salt Dish

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Object Name: 
Salt Dish
Accession Number: 
59.4.72
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, W: 4.8 cm, L: 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Salt Dish. Colorless lead glass; pressed. Boat shape; pointed bow; square stern; inscription: "LAFAYET" on paddle wheels; "B.&S./GLASS./ Co_." on stern; "SANDWICH" on inside base and five-pointed star and scrolls on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1959-09-01
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Inscription: 
LAFAYET
inscription
Pressed body, paddle wheels
SANDWICH
inscription
Pressed inside base
B.&S./GLASS./ Co_.
inscription
Pressed body, stern
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 175, #654; BIB# 30457