Black Bear Grease Jar

Object Name: 
Black Bear Grease Jar

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Object Name: 
Black Bear Grease Jar
Accession Number: 
2006.4.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 7.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1876
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Smeltzer Estate, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Opaque black glass; pressed. Grease jar in the shape of a bear sitting on its haunches. Marked on base, "R&G.A. WRIGHT/ PHILADA"
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cullity, Brian, Source
Technique: 
Inscription: 
R & G A. WRIGHT PHILADA
inscription
On bottom of (a) body