Snuff Jar

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Object Name: 
Snuff Jar
Accession Number: 
H: 16.5 cm, D: 8.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1876-about 1910
Primary Description: 
Brown non-lead glass, wire; mold-blown, pressed. Cylindrical jar with screw threads around neck, "P/LORILLARD/CO" on base. Separate closure is a pressed disk, held on with a wire fastener which screws on to jar neck. Lid is inscribed "COHANSEY GLASS MANUF. CO. PHILA. PA./PAT.JULY.1.1872", in outer circle and "PATENTEDJANUARY18 1876" in inner circle.
Hotaling, B. M., Source