1830 Sandwich Lacy Glass Salt #1 Opaque Blue MaineEstat

Sandwich Glass Company opaque medium lavender blue lacy flint glass basket of flowers pattern salt . Sandwich , Mass. , 1830 - 1840. Guaranteed old and original; this is not a fake or reproduction. Actual weight ½ lbs. 2 1/8" tall by 3 1/16" wide by 1 13/16" deep at the top. Sandwich Glass Company opaque medium lavender blue lacy flint glass basket of flowers pattern salt . All of the glass in this estate was in three cupboards in the dining room. When we inspected the estate we were told former owners "collected old glass". Dissecting this, we determined that they DID "collect old glass" but did this by occasionally purchasing "OLD GLASS" from a local house sale, auction or community benefit sale. This salt # 1 is one of three salts we are listing that are all the same pattern. Each salt is damaged. Understandably the estate respected the salts as valuable and resisted the consequence of the damages. They are an attractive group together and one may easily understand that for decades visitors to the home singled these three out as "GOOD" "ANTIQUE" "GLASS" tfore "RARE". We all do our best and again it was a fastidious intrigue to listen to the expostulation of desirability AND have it followed abruptly with the declaration that "no one in the family wants them". Good as found condition. This salt has a good color but has (1) had ... read more