American Decorative Arts

Salt or Bonnet Glass

1800–1825

Mold-blown lead glass

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (6.35 x 6.35 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1507
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Made in Midwestern, United States of America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Jacob Paxson Temple, Tanguy, Pa., by 1923; Anderson Gallery, November 15-17, 1923, lot 659; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1923–30; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 40–41, no. 13.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.