Funny Jar

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Object Name: 
Jar
Title: 
Funny Jar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.29
Dimensions: 
(a) Overall H: 20.1 cm, Diam: 13.2 cm; (b) Overall H: 2.9 cm, Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1935-1955
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Grace Norman-Wilcox
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown. (a) Cylindrical jar with slightly narrower neck; no collar; rough pontil mark on base. Jar is filled to overflowing with an assortment of miscellaneous objects dating from about 1900 to the present including an ivory piano key, dolls, buttons, theatre tickets, pinecones, keys, scraps of fabric and paper and string. (b) Metal lid is handmade and lined with tin; outer surface is covered with rust but may be tin as well.
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