Preserving Jar

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar
Accession Number: 
52.4.97
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.9 cm, Diam: 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1860-1883
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar. Aqua non-lead bubbly glass; mold-blown. Cylindrical shape with slightly rounded shoulders; ground lip; molded screw thread on neck; equal armed cross above inscription on one side: "MASON'S/IMPROVED"; base with: "PAT NOV 26 76" in a circle; "HFJC" in crab on side of jar.
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Inscription: 
HFJC
Trademark
Pressed body
PAT NOV 26 76
inscription
Pressed base
MASON'S/IMPROVED
inscription
Pressed body
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 128; BIB# 22375