OL-11 CORNUCOPIA AND SHIELD OVAL PRESSED OPEN SALT, deep brilliant cobalt blue, serrated large-scallop rim. Very rare. Probably Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 3/8" H, 2 3/8" x 3 1/4".
Near proof, shallow chip/mold roughness to interior of several scallops, two very minor spots of mold roughness to rim, profile is virtually proof.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 213. Spillman - Corning, p. 186, fig. 705.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Purchased from Joseph Arman, 6/2/02.