Preserving Jar

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.4.169
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar. Yellow-green, opal non-lead glasses; mold-blown. Cylindrical shape, with ground lip, molded screw threads on neck, two vertical mold seams from lip to base; embossed: "MASON'S/ PATENT/NOV 30TH/1858" on one side, "25" on base.
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Inscription: 
25
inscription
Pressed base
MASON'S/ PATENT/NOV 30TH/1858
inscription
Pressed body, side
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 133; back cover; BIB# 22375