Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jar with cover
  • United States
  • jar with cover, circa 1870s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.3 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6377.a,b
Description

Clear, pressed glass jar with cover. The body has a cylindrical shape and the cover is domed with an acorn-shaped finial. The upper sections of the body and cover are plain. The bottom part on the body and on the cover have a pressed design of diamonds.