Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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salt cellar
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • salt cellar, 1850s
  • Where object was made: United States or England, United Kingdom
  • cut, pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6173

Cut and pressed glass saltcellar with a nine-sided bowl and a pedestal foot. The glass is both clear and stained amber/yellow. There is amber in the foot and on a band around the body. The top rim is concavely scalloped.