ASSORTED MOLDED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF THREE, comprising an opal-opaque RD-37 / McKearin GV-24 Variant salt or perfumery container with flared rim, concave base embossed "R & G. A. WRIGHT / PHILADELPHIA" around the rough pontil mark, a colorless GV-24, and a colorless hexagonal blow-over and crack-off example. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and New England Glass Co. 1810-1870. 1 3/4" to 2 1/4" H, 2 3/4" and 3 1/2" D.
Opal example with annealing crack off rim and two chips under foot, colorless GV-24 with slight mold roughness to rim, third with sizable chip to inner rim.
Literature: The Acorn, Volume 15, 2008/2009, p. 61, "Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850: An Addendum."
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.