Salt

Object Number: 
1945.404
Date: 
ca. 1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 3.8 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: on sternboard "B. &. S./ GLASS./ CO" pressed: on paddlewheels "LAFAYET." pressed: on base "SANDWICH"
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. 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: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group