Mt. Washington Glass Co., New Bedford, MA.
Title MT. WASHINGTON DECORATED BARREL, RIBBED SATIN GLASS SALT & PEPPER
Publisher C. 1886 - 1890.
Seller ID 91-0080
Satinized, opaque white opalware (White Lusterless) with handpainted enamel pink dot flowers & stained purple & yellow leaves. The flowers are connected with very thin purple stems. 2 3/4 Lechners' Bk 3, p.117 shows shakers in this pattern in opalware in a condiment set with the same decorative style except with Blue Dot flowers. The condiment shakers are 3 1/4h. 2 3/4 shakers are shown in Bk. 2, p. 130-1, but only in Burmese, Peachblow & a simulated Burmese created by handpainting thepink-to-yellow colors over satinized opalware. Presumably the present shakers are from the same blanks as the latter. The shakers and their decoration are Fine (No defects). Original 2-piece pewter tops both show heavy wear. The pepper top is detached from the neck & heavily corroded. salt top shows heavy wear).