Preserving Jar

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar
Accession Number: 
52.4.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.6 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1882-1884
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar. Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown. Cylindrical shape; with ground lip, screw threads on neck, mold seams on each side; obverse embossed: "MASON'S/PATENT/NOV. 30TH/1858"; Hero cross between "MASON" and "PATENT"; base embossed "PAT NOV 26 67" in a circle.
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Inscription: 
PAT NOV 26 67
inscription
Pressed base
MASON'S/PATENT/NOV. 30TH/1858
inscription
Pressed body, obverse