BLOWN-MOLDED CHRISTMAS SALT SHAKERS, LOT OF SEVEN, various colors, including two amber, a canary, and an amethyst example, each with a period lid, one amber and one opaque white with an agitator. Amber examples with 15-ray bases, opaque white and colorless with 16-ray bases, and amethyst and canary with 17-ray bases. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. Fourth quarter 19th century. 3 7/8" HOA, 1 5/8" D base.
One opaque white example with a couple chips to the rim, remainder undamaged with a couple lids having minor imperfections.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 1, p. 301, fig. 1499a.
Provenance: From the collection of Ernest & Dorothy Schatz of Osterville, MA.