COVERED BASKET POMADE / TOOTHPICK HOLDER, translucent jade green, small size, base with decorative handles, cover with a ribbed and knopped finial. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1850-1870. 4" HOA, 2" H base, 2 1/4" D rim.
Cover undamaged, base with two chips to the rim with one being moderate.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 3, p. 198, fig. 3280b.
Provenance: Collection of Jim Lawrence and Denver Smallwood, Chattanooga, TN.
Catalogue Note: This smaller form is documented as a toothpick holder by Barlow & Kaiser. Its dual use as a commercial pomade container is demonstrated by a jade green example that retains its original pomade label.