Covered Jar

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Object Name: 
Covered Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.4.25
Dimensions: 
(a) H(with cover): 43.5 cm, (without): 39c m, D: 12.8 cm; (b) H: 8.5 cm, D: 10.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1865-1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of University Antiquaries, Inc.
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless, lead glass; blown. Cylindrical shape; everted, flat rim; straight neck, ground on interior to fit stopper; narrow sloping shoulder; straight sides; nearly flat base with ground and polished pontil mark in center. (b) Colorless, lead glass; blown and tooled. Circular shape; flattened, square knob, applied by a wafer to flat circular hollow body; sides ground to fit neck opening; rough pontil mark on inside of cover, under knob.
Department: 
Provenance: 
University Antiquaries, Inc., Source
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Former Collection
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 142; BIB# 22375