Powder jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-24792

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

Descriptive Terms

jars
lead glass
glass (material)
Lead Glass
JAR, POWDER

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.398