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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 1939.217.1
Date ca. 1867
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-7 Dia-3.5 inches
Description This is a clear glass preserving jar. It has a screw lid for a zinc cap and molded with the inscription "MASON'S / [maltese cross] / PATENT / NOV.30TH /[year lost]." There is a large break with missing material where the year should be. On the bottom is "639" at center and "PAT NOV 26 67" in a circle around it.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Glassware
Kitchen utensils
Food preparation
Food processing
Search Terms Canned foods
Food storage
Food preserving
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS