4 Preserving Jars

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Object Name: 
4 Preserving Jars
Accession Number: 
52.4.147
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1861-1880
Primary Description: 
4 Preserving jars. Aqua non-lead glass; mold-blown, lid pressed, wrought iron clamp. Cylindrical shape, with U-shaped groove in collar for seal; mold-seams on each side from neck to base; obverse embossed: "MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR" forming an oval; reverse: "WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861" forming an oval; base plain; pressed circular lid with inscription on top surface: "WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861"; iron yoke has thumb screw in center to tighten.
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Inscription: 
MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR
inscription
Pressed body, obverse
WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861
inscription
Pressed lid
WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861
inscription
Pressed body, reverse