RP-11B CROSSED SCROLLS ROUND PEDESTAL PRESSED OPEN SALT, colorless with amethyst tint, eight panels, raised on a hexagonal foot. Rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 5/8" H, 2 7/8" D.
Near proof, very shallow chip to edge of foot, several minute flakes to foot.
Literature: Parallels Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 360. New designation in The Acorn, Volume 15, 2008/2009, p. 63, "Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850: An Addendum."
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Purchased from Joseph Arman, 2/24/02.