Salt Dish

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Description
Oval salt dish with a cylindrical, scalloped-rim, clear, dark cobalt blue glass insert or liner resting in a seamed, bead-and-cable-patterned holder on four leaf-and-scroll feet with cast and stamped female masks supported by griffin-like creatures for frame. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1880 - 1920
place made
United States
Physical Description
glass (insert or liner material)
silver plate (holder material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 in; 5.715 cm x 9.2075 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1977.0918.66
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.66
subject
Eating
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History