Mason Jar with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-2389

Description

Pressed, blue-green colored canning jar with screw-on zinc cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
covers (closures)
glass (material)
pressing
zinc
Glass
Pressed
Zinc
JAR

Inscription

Molded on front: MASON'S/PATENT NOV.30th/1858 Inside cover: GENUINE ZINC CAP/FOR BALL MASON JARS

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.410A,B

Maker

Ball Brothers Company (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

7 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.410AB