Cracker Jar with Albertine Decoration

Object Name: 
Cracker Jar with Albertine Decoration

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Object Name: 
Cracker Jar with Albertine Decoration
Accession Number: 
73.4.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.2 cm; (a) Jar Diam: 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1888-1894
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, mold-blown, enameled, gilded. Nearly spherical body with white base and interior; outside completely covered with an enamel which is yellow at the bottom and shades to a delicate pink at the top; enamel and gilt spray of oak leaves and acorns on each side; round paper label with a serrated edge on the base with double headed eagle with an "S" on his breast and "ALBERTINE" above and "MT. W.G. CO" below; silver-plated rim with ball handle; (b) separate lid, marked "B" on the knob and "P" (for Pairpoint) in a diamond on the inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dufka, Mrs. R. F., Source