Preserving Jar with Top and Clamp

Object Name: 
Preserving Jar with Top and Clamp

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar with Top and Clamp
Accession Number: 
52.4.93
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.3 cm, Diam: 12.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1862-1895
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar with Top and Clamp. Light aqua non-lead glass; mold-blown, (b) pressed. (a) Cylindrical shape with mold seam up each side; molded collar; tooled lip with groove; inscribed: "MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/ FRUIT JAR" on one side and: "WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18TH 1861" on other; depressed circle on base. (b) Circular disk-like top; pressed; impressed: "WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18TH 1861" on top surface. (c) Metal screw clamp which fastens top.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Whitalls Pattern, Clear, Fruit
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 137; BIB# 22375