Five Pressed Glass Open Salts, Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, New England Glass Company, and Jersey Glass Company, c. 1830-50, including an opaque opalescent Basket of Fruit pattern, Neal BB 1; a light green Basket of Fruit pattern, Neal JY 2; a light green ribbed, Neal JY 1a; an amethyst, Neal OO 4; and a cobalt blue, Neal SD 4a, (chips, the opaque opalescent with a crack in the side), ht. to 2, wd. to 3 1/2, dp. to 2 5/8 in.
Literature: L.W. and D.B. Neal Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1962.
Provenance: Purchased from Abraham & May, May 6, 1963; Richard A. Bourne, September 14, 1967; and Herbert Bowles, May 18, 1963.
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