RD-20 VARIANT DAISY AND SCROLL ROUND PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF TWO, colorless and pale amethyst, colorless with flat factory ground rim. Both being variation having vertical ribbing behind chain design on sides of base, and tiny waffle design underneath like RD-21, fairly crudely molded. Probably rare or very rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 1/2" H, 3 3/4" D.
Colorless with two shallow chips to rim, other with moderate inner-rim mold roughness, and a shallow chip and flake under base.
Literature: Parallels Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 329.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Colorless: Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 4/30/05, lot 866.