Boston and Sandwich Glass Company. <em>Salt, Lafayette Boat</em>, ca. 1825. Glass, 1 1/2 x 2 x 3 5/8 in. (3.8 x 5.1 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allison C. Paulsen in memory of Arthur W. Clement, 80.248.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.248.2_acetate_bw.jpg)

Salt, Lafayette Boat

Artist:Boston and Sandwich Glass Company

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1825

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 2 x 3 5/8 in. (3.8 x 5.1 x 9.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 80.248.2

Image: 80.248.2_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass salt molded into shape of a boat. Scrolled masthead at prow; a round wheel or medallion shape on each side which projects above side of boat, top half contains molded name "LAFAYET." arched over a star, lower half with radiating stripes; stern in flat, hemispherical shape molded with stars and "B. & S." / GLASS. Co". Outer sides of boat decorated with bands of geometric patterns; inside bottom and underside of boat, molded: "SANDWICH". CONDITION: Fair; several large and small chips along edges, especially top inside edge.

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