Research: Luce Center for American Art

Salt Cellar
Accession #67.120.83
Culture American
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleSalt Cellar
Dateca. 1900-1920
MediumOpalescent glass
Dimensions1 1/8 x 2 x 2 in. (2.9 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)
MarksScratched on base: "L.C.T. / 2687"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf A (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionSalt cellar, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Slightly pointed ovoid body with loop handle formed from re-applied gather at either side; sloping shoulder, elongated, flaring lip. Metallic wash forming changeable iridescent colors, predominantly amber with flashes of gold and purple. Condition: Excellent