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Salt

Object Number: 
1965.718a
Date: 
ca. 1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 9.5 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on sternboard "B & S/GLASS./CO" pressed: on paddlewheels "LAFAYET." pressed: on base "SANDWICH"
Description: 
Opaque pale blue pressed lead glass salt; boat-shape form with relief details in imitation of a paddlewheel steamboat; maker's mark on sternboard and on scroll-decorated oval base; Lafayette's name on both paddlewheels (Neal BT4d).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. Macdonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group