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Canning jar

Canning jar
Title
Canning jar
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
9 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
A quart size Mason jar in an unusual color-amber. The jar is embossed on the front "The/ Mason's/ Improved", the "improved" referred to a new method of closure that used a metal ring instead of a wire bail to seal a glass lid. It was notoriously unreliable and only manufactured for a brief period.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3457
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group