LE-2 LYRE PRESSED OPEN SALT, brilliant medium sapphire blue, raised on four scrolled feet. Very rare. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 7/8" H, 2" x 3 1/8".
Near proof with only a shallow chip to outer edge of one rim corner. One foot with two potstones having short annealing lines, as made.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 129.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Purchased from Joseph Arman, 1/16/02.
Ex-collection of Paul and Gladys Richards (retains collection label).