BS BEADED SCROLL AND BASKET OF FLOWERS PRESSED OPEN SALTS, LOT OF THREE, comprising a colorless BS-2, colorless BS-3, and opalescent BS-3, each raised on four scrolled feet. Plentiful and scarce. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and possibly others. 1835-1845. 1 7/8" H, 2" x 3 1/8".
Colorless BS-3 proof with just a hint of mold roughness to two corners, other BS-3 with crack off rim, BS-2 with shallow chip and flaking/mold roughness to inner rim.
Literature: Neal - Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, pp. 9, 10.
Provenance: Collection of Paul and Monica Harvey, Naples, FL.
Colorless examples Jeffrey S. Evans (T/A GVA), 4/30/05, lot 808.
Ex-collection of Mrs. Elizabeth R. Clatterbuck.