Preserving Jar, Lid, Screw and Rubber

Object Name: 
Preserving Jar, Lid, Screw and Rubber

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar, Lid, Screw and Rubber
Accession Number: 
52.4.152
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.3 cm; (a) Jar H: 20.5 cm, Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1861-1880
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar, Lid, Screw and Rubber. Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed, wrought iron. Cylindrical shape with V-shaped groove in collar for seal; mold seams on each side from neck to base; obverse embossed: "MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR" forming an oval; reverse embossed: "WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861"; iron yoke with thumbscrew in center to tighten.
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Inscription: 
WHITALL'S PATENT/JUNE 18TH 1861
inscription
Pressed body, reverse
MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR
inscription
Pressed body, obverse