This Gorgeous, and most unusual, antique, footed pedestal, glass salt dish ' cellar is shown in "5000 Open Salts" by Heacock & Johnson, and called The 'Big Pansy' by William Heacock, who adds that it was 'probably' made by Westmoreland Glass Co., circa 1910. This is a fabulous, and unique, crystal clear glass, Open salt dish, or dip, with the entire rim consisting of four big flowers ( pansy? dogwood?) all highlighted in shiny gold, with the winding stems and leaves extending down into the bowl! It is also an early Souvenir piece, with gold lettering around the base that reads - "Souvenir of St. Cloud, Minn". It appears that the round ball stem was connected to the bowl using the older 'glass wafer' method, as well - Beautiful! Glows strong yellow-green under uv blacklight to further attest to its' age! Measures 2 1/4 in. tall X 3 1/4 in. across bowl. In Excellent condition, with some expected wear to the gold highlights, though most of it still remains! A Lovely antique glass Open Salt for your collection ( And antique Souvenir item too! ) Scarce and Quite different than most! You will Love this Very special treasure!
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