Pomade Jar with Cover

Object Name: 
Pomade Jar with Cover

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Object Name: 
Pomade Jar with Cover
Accession Number: 
60.4.814
Dimensions: 
Overall (with head) H: 9.5 cm; (without head) H: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1855-1887
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Opaque amethyst glass; pressed. Shaped like a bear sitting on haunches with a harness on head; head is removable and forms lid. "PHALEN & SON NY" on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1960
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Inscription: 
PHALEN & SON NY
inscription
Base
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 112, left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 284, #1116; BIB# 30457
Woman's day dictionary of Sandwich glass (1963) illustrated, p. 31 (row 3, far left); BIB# 98017