RD-26 VARIANT ROUND PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF TWO, colorless and deep cobalt blue, scallop rim. Each variation with beads instead of diamonds to edge of base, and tiny waffle base, blue example with solid circle to center of base. Probably scarce and very rare. Probably France. 1840-1860. 1 3/8" and 1 1/2" H, 2 7/8" D.
Each with roughness to a rim fin and inner-rim mold roughness, blue example with two shallow chips to inner rim and another under base. Colorless with underfill to table ring, as made.
Literature: Parallels Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 336.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.