Covered Powder Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860 C-1880 C

GUSN

GUSN-7601

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

Descriptive Terms

jars
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
vines
Glass
Blown
Etched
Vine
JAR, COSMETIC

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.576A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.875 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.576AB