OL-16 STRAWBERRY DIAMOND AND SWAG OVAL PRESSED OPEN SALT, colorless, scalloped rim. Scarce. Probably Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 5/8" H, 2 1/4" x 3 1/4".
Near proof, very light flake to top of one scallop and edge of base, otherwise just some light mold roughness.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 220. Spillman - Corning, p. 187, fig. 714.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Purchased from David Arman, 3/8/99.