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: 
52.4.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.3 cm; (a) Jar H: 23 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1861-1880
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar with Top and Clamp. Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed, wrought iron. Cylindrical shape with U-shaped groove in neck for seal; obverse with embossed inscription: "MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR"; reverse: "WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18TH 1861"; both inscriptions forming an oval; base with "4"; circular pressed lid embossed: "WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18 TH 1861" on top surface; iron clamp with thumbscrew to tighten.
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Inscription: 
MILLVILLE/ATMOSPHERIC/FRUIT JAR
inscription
Pressed body, obverse
WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18 TH 1861
inscription
Pressed lid
4
inscription
Pressed base
WHITALL'S PATENT/June 18TH 1861
inscription
Pressed body, reverse