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Candy container

Candy container
Title
Candy container
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Glass, iron, tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 5 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 12.7 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass container for candy in the form of a locomotive with pressed detail including windows, rivets, and inscriptions, and with smokestacks, bell, and cow-catcher; wheels originally painted red; strip of tinned sheet iron, painted red, across bottom of locomotive and fastened at each end with metal bent in and around.
Object Number 
INV.13249
Marks 
pressed: on one side of locomotive: "888 AVOR 3/4 OZ" pressed: on other side of locomotive: "U.S.A. 888"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group