Lightning Jar with Lid

Object Name: 
Lightning Jar with Lid

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Object Name: 
Lightning Jar with Lid
Accession Number: 
52.4.226
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm, Diam: 9.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1882-1900
Primary Description: 
Lightning Jar with Lid. Amber non-lead glass; mold-blown, (b) pressed. (a) Cylindrical shape, ground lip, mold seam from lip to base, embossed on one side: "TRADE MARK/LIGHTNING", on circular base: "PUTNAM/221"; wire bail around neck and across lid. (b) Disk-like lid, embossed on top surface: "PATD APR 2582/REISD June 5 77/PATD JAN 5 75".
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Inscription: 
TRADE MARK/LIGHTNING
inscription
Pressed body
ATD APR 2582/REISD June 5 77/PATD JAN 5 75
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Pressed lid
PUTNAM/221
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Pressed base
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 136; BIB# 22375
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 71, #70; BIB# 21161