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Lot 0219
RP-4 ROUND FLORAL PRESSED OPEN SALT, unlisted deep fiery opalescent to opaque mottled powder to medium blue, intricate foliate chain-top rim without rope rings, 19-scallop foot. Extremely rare or possibly unique. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 2" H, 3 1/4" D.
Rim with moderate chip and light to moderate flaking, chip to three foot scallops.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 352. Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, vol. 1, p. 285, fig. 1460a.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Skinner's Auction, 3/9/02, lot 86.
Ex-collection of Frank E Jedlicka.
Catalogue Note: This salt was on Elsholz's want list but he never acquired an example.

Condition

Rim with moderate chip and light to moderate flaking, chip to three foot scallops.

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RP-4 ROUND FLORAL PRESSED OPEN SALT

Estimate $200 - $300Mar 18, 2017
Mt. Crawford, VA, USA