Dish: footed salt

Object Number: 
1937.1059
Date: 
1864-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass footed salt with round bowl with scalloped rim, vertical ribbing from top to bottom, and vine with stylized leaves and flowers circling bowl (Ribbed Leaf or Bellflower pattern).
Gallery Label: 
This pattern is known to have been produced by M'Kee and Brothers from the mid-1860s to the early 1870s; however, this extremely popular pattern may have been produced during this period by other Midwest glass factories as well. (See "American Glass, 1760-1930: The Toledo Museum of Art," p. 492.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group