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Powder jar

1985.398 (RS117590)

Description

Probably a jar for a dressing table. Heavy colorless glass, probably mold blown. Circular bulbous body w/ circular basal ring w/ a sunburst or daisy cut into bottom. Faceted sides terminating at indented neck. Circular mouth w/ a thick mouth ring or rim. Corresponding domed top w/ an acid-etched flange.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
lead glass
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
JAR, POWDER
jars
lead glass
Lead Glass
Dimensions
3.75 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.398
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24792

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