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Decorative Arts
Food
Decorative Arts ➔ Michigan Mason Ball Jar

Identifier:
2000.60.1
Description:
Clear glass jar with aqua tint and zinc screw-top lid.;The Mason jar was a popular and important tool for the preservation of food before the refrigerator came into common use. This one has the added importance of being named for Michigan.;Molded into front: MICHIGAN MASON. Molded on underneath is the maker's 'MG'monogram logo.;Purchased by Tim Chester;For canning and preserving fruit and produce.
Date:
1910 – 1920
Materials:
Machine Made, Glass, Zinc, Glass
Dimensions:
7" h
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Purchased With Funds From Friends Of The Public Museum
Exhibit/Program
G is for Glass ()
Makers/Donors
John L Mason

Bay West Antiques

Michigan Glass Company