Cigar Jar (Humidor) in "Etched Metal & Glass (E.M. & G.)" Pattern

Object Name: 
Cigar Jar (Humidor) in "Etched Metal & Glass (E.M. & G.)" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Cigar Jar (Humidor) in "Etched Metal & Glass (E.M. & G.)" Pattern
Accession Number: 
2016.4.42 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.7 cm, Diam (max): 12.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1899-1902
possibly after 1902
Credit Line: 
Gift of James R. and Maisie Houghton
Primary Description: 
Cigar Jar (Humidor) in "Etched Metal & Glass (E.M. & G.)" Pattern. Green and white sheet glass, bronze; assembled. (a) Patinated double-walled metal jar; outer wall cut in decorative leaf and vine design. Striated green and white glass sandwiched between walls of jar. (b) Gold-toned metal lid with flattened finial. Top of lid pressed to match outer wall of jar. (c) Patinated metal cover with gold-toned interior. Top of cover pressed to match outer wall of jar.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Etched Metal & Glass (E.M. & G.)
Provenance: 
Houghton, James R., Source
2016-12-19
Houghton, Maisie (Mrs. James R.), Source
2016-12-19
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
7169
inscription
Scratched (a) on base
TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK
signature
Stamped (a) on base