Funny Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Title: 
Funny Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.28
Dimensions: 
(a) Overall H: 17.2 cm, Diam: 13.7 cm; (b) Overall H: 3.5 cm, Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Grace Norman-Wilcox
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown. (a) Cylindrical jar with slightly narrower cylindrical neck; no collar; rough pontil mark on base. Jar is filled to the brim with an assortment of miscellaneous objects dating from the turn of the century and later including shells, a doll in a cradle, a china teapot, a pressed glass mug, buttons, nuts, paper and fabric. (b) Cylindrical lid is handmade of copper lined with tin.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Norman-Wilcox, Grace Steen (American, 1898-1995), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show