Salt Cellar

Object Number: 
1936.701
Date: 
1830-1848
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on base: "LP" in script below a crown
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass salt; circular form with nine panel cut sides and foot; base is engraved with a crown and monogram.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this salt is one of four that belonged to either Abigail Cornell, wife of Israel Corse and donor's great-grandmother or Angeline Burr, wife of Morris Ketchum. Also, the records state that the monogram and crown is of King Louis Philippe of France.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group