SN-1 STAG'S HORN PRESSED OPEN SALT, opaque whitish clambroth with satin finish (unlisted in Neal), 20 rays under base. Very rare. Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1835-1850. 1 5/8" H, 2" x 3 1/8".
Excellent condition, light flaking to inner rim along with some interior and exterior mold roughness, otherwise only a flake and light bruise to one upper corner.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, p. 427. Color listed in The Acorn, Volume 15, 2008/2009, p. 73, "Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850: An Addendum." Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, vol. 1, p. 285, fig. 1459.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 4/30/05, lot 896.