Salt cellar

Object Number: 
INV.14402
Date: 
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."
Description: 
Dark cobalt blue glass; pressed. Salt; boat-shape form with relief details in imitation of a paddlewheel steamboat; maker's mark on sternboard; sunburst decorated oval base; Lafayette's name on both paddlewheels (Neal BT4).
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group