Salt cellar

Title:
Salt cellar
Date: 
ca. 1828-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 3.8 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Cobalt blue pressed lead glass salt; boat-shape form with relief details in imitation of a Pittsburgh paddlewheel steamboat; maker's mark on sternboard; anchor is impressed on oval base and a seven-pointed star is on each paddlewheel (Neal BT2).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Object Number: 
INV.14403
Marks: 
pressed: on sternboard: "PITTSBURGH"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group