SC-3 SCROLL PRESSED OPEN SALT, colorless, all-over diamond base, raised on four scrolled feet. Rare. Possibly New England area. 1835-1850. 1 3/4" H, 1 7/8" x 3 1/4".
Near proof, rim with shallow top-edge chip, end of one foot with small chip, normal mold roughness.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 388.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 4/30/05, lot 880.
Ex-collection of Mrs. Elizabeth R. Clatterbuck.
Catalogue Note: This is the only example of this salt that we have sold suggesting it is much harder to find than its "Rare" designation indicates.