Sandshaker

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Object Name: 
Sandshaker
Accession Number: 
68.4.514
Dimensions: 
H: 7 cm, D(rim): 6.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Primary Description: 
Opalescent lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical shape; flaring top rim decorated with stippling on top surface and concentric lines around outside; sides with vertical rows of beading; bottom edge with rope design; base with concentric circles; top fitted with pewter shaker.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Neal, L. W., Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 54, #116; BIB# 30457