Preserving Jar

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Object Name: 
Preserving Jar
Accession Number: 
52.4.172
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.7 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1884-1890
Primary Description: 
Preserving Jar. Light blue 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 with faint lettering "HFJC" in arms between "MASON" and "PATENT"; base embossed: "PAT NOV 26 67" in circle with 11 in center.
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Inscription: 
PAT NOV 26 67; 11
inscription
Pressed base
MASON'S/PATENT/NOV 30TH/1858; HFJC
inscription
Pressed body, obverse