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Covered Powder Jar

1949.576AB (RS119692)

Description

Opaque green glass. Globular, squat vasiform body on circular foot with polished pontil. Faint etched decoration of meandering leafy berry vine enclosed by banding. Wide circular mouth receiving squat circular cover with conforming decoration. Applied knop handle with indented neck and flat top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860 C-1880 C
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
glassblowing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Blown
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
JAR, COSMETIC
jars
Vine
vines
Dimensions
4.875 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.576AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7601

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