Jar with Cover, Gasket, Strap and Cap

Object Name: 
Jar with Cover, Gasket, Strap and Cap

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Object Name: 
Jar with Cover, Gasket, Strap and Cap
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 19.5 cm; (a) H: 18 cm, D(rim): 9.7 cm
On Display
about 1884-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift of Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club
Primary Description: 
Pale blue non-lead glass, rubber, metal; mold-blown jar, pressed lid. (a) Pressed glass lid has glass screw-threaded vent hole in top and pressed inscription on lower surface which is read through top surface: "PAT. NOV 25TH 1884 MAR 3D 85" in circle around vent hole; rubber gasket around neck of jar; metal fold fits over lid and screws on neck; separate metal cap screws over vent hole inscribed "PAT NOV 2584 MAR 385"; (b) cylindrical, slightly narrower at top; ground lip, screw threads on neck; mold seams from neck down both sides to base; "WOODBURY" above a WGW monogram on one side; WOODBURY GLASS / WORKS / WOODBURY NJ" around "18" on base.
Midwest Antique Fruit Jar & Bottle Club, Source
PATD NOV 25TH 1884