Ointment Jar with Lid

Object Name: 
Ointment Jar with Lid

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Object Name: 
Ointment Jar with Lid
Accession Number: 
63.4.84
Dimensions: 
H: 2.5 cm, D: 6.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1866-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Web Description: 
The ointment jar is an example of the commercial wares made by the New England Glass Company. The container was sold to commercial customers who supplied the contents.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass; white metal; pressed. Cylindrical shape; ground and polished rim; row of diamonds between two rows of beading inside; plain circular base; circular metal lid with fine concentric circles on lid.
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 181; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 273, #1083; BIB# 30457