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Salt cellar

Object Number: 
INV.14405
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."
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Salt; boat-shape form with relief details in imitation of a paddlewheel steamboat; maker's mark on sternboard; Lafayette's name on both paddlewheels; oval base decorated with a sunburst (Neal BT4d).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group