Pomade Jar with Lid

Object Name: 
Pomade Jar with Lid

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Object Name: 
Pomade Jar with Lid
Accession Number: 
Overall (with head) H: 9.2 cm; (without head) H: 6.2 cm
On Display
about 1885-1887
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; pressed. Shaped like a bear sitting on haunches with a harness on head; head is removable and forms lid.
Esterly, Louise S., Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 284, #1117; BIB# 30457