Salt dish

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Object Name: 
Salt dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.295
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, L: 8.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Rectangular with an eagle looking backwards at each corner; upper rim formed of loops of cable held in eagles beaks; shield with stripes on each long side; diamond design on each short side; sunburst on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source
Color: 
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