This listing is for a rare WhitallTatum and Co. Hand-blown glass museum specimen jar. The jar dates from between 1870 and1890 and is hand-blown soda lime glass.The glass has natural imperfectionsincluding a few small bubbles and slight waviness in the sides of the glass dueto natural thickness variation. The bottom of the jar is pontiled. The topflange also has a slight fold where it was attached to the jar body. Lip of the flange is ground glass. The lid of the jar readsWHITALL.
TATUM & Co PHILADELPHIA NEW YORK. The lid also has one small hook from which a specimen could have beensuspended. Lid have nochips, cracks, clouding or damage.This jar includes the metal screwclamp to hold down the lid of the jar. The clamp show signs of rust but arestill entirely functional. The dimensions of the jar are.
2.4 inner jar diameter. 12.0 height without lid. 13.5 height with lid. Feel free to ask any questions. The item "Tall Whitall Tatum & Co Philadelphia New York Clear Museum Specimen Jar w Clamp" is in sale since Saturday, May 12, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Jars". The seller is "ktighe1" and is located in Alexandria, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.