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Object ID 003513

Object Name Mason jar

Object Desc Blue glass Mason jar with date of 1858 molded in jar.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003146

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Glassware


Source Category Donation

Accession Date JUL 31,2015

Credit/Acknowledgement Tim Kroening

Location Room 9, Shelf 7

Object Date 1858

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords jar,Mason jar,glassware,

Title Mason jar

Description Clear glass Mason jar. Lid attached. Has Mason's patent Nov. 30, 1858 in raised lettering.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.5

Circumference 12.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mason

Maker Details Invented and patented in 1858. The creator was John Landis Mason. Mason was the first to patent the screw on lid that became a charateristic of his Mason jars. The patent number was 22,186.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3146



Date AUG 8,2015

Summary Fair to Good

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Lid is rusty and discolored. Jar itself has some sratches and some discoloring.


Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 6 from Room 4, Closet, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 7 from Room 9, Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin