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Salt

Salt
Title
Salt
Date 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass salt; sarcophagus shape; diamond-filled circles on sides and diamond-filled horseshoes on ends; octagonal base with 16-pointed star (Neal, 001).
Object Number 
INV.13265
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group