Glass/ food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2545
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
3 1/2 x 3 in. diameter
Description: 
This clear glass is embossed on one side with an eagle with a banner in its beakthat reads "Gail Borden/ Eagle Brand" and around the upper rim "This Glass to Be Filled Even Full/ 1858". 1858 was the year Gail Borden invented condensed milk, not the production year for this premium gift. The bottom is embossed "New York Condensed Milk Co."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group