OO-4 AND OO-4A PRINCESS FEATHER MEDALLION OBLONG OCTAGON PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF TWO, colorless, each with even-scallop rim having no rope underneath. Rare. Probably Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. or Midwestern. 1835-1850. 1 1/2" H, 2 5/8" x 3 3/4", and 1 5/8" H, 2 3/4" x 3 3/4".
OO-4 near proof with a chip to outer edge of one scallop and flakes to several others, OO-4A with the loss of two scallops and some flaking/mold roughness.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, pp. 169, 170. Spillman - Corning, p. 188, fig. 725.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
OO-4: Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 4/30/05, lot 848.
Ex-collection of Mrs. Elizabeth R. Clatterbuck.
OO-4a: Purchased from Dr. Marvin Engel.