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Salt Cellar
Accession # 67.120.89
Culture American
Maker Tiffany Studios
Title Salt Cellar
Date ca. 1900-1920
Medium Opalescent glass
Dimensions 1 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (2.9 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm)
Marks Scratched on base: "5256 [unclear, could be '5286']"
Credit Line Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
Location Visible Storage: Case 1, Shelf A (Tiffany Glass)
Description Salt cellar, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Wide circular mouth with slightly cylindrical lip; sloping, rounded shoulders; slightly pointed body; lower section tapers in at considerable angle. Lower part of body has subtle suggestion of ribbing. Metallic surface wash forming changeable hues of amber, purple, and gold. Condition: excellent