American Decorative Arts
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Object Order-Left to Right- .2a-b, .1a-b, .3a-b
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: New England Glass Company, 1818–1878
Client: Louis Agassiz, American, born Switzerland, 1807–1873
Organization: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, American, founded 1859

Specimen Jars from the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University

1864–66

Blown and molded soda-lime glass

small jar, overall with stopper: 6 x 3 1/8 in. (15.24 x 7.94 cm) medium jar, overall with stopper: 8 1/4 x 3 in. (20.96 x 7.62 cm) large jar, overall with stopper: 8 x 4 1/2 in. (20.32 x 11.43 cm) smaller stoppers: 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (4.45 x 6.35 cm) l
John P. Axelrod Collection, B.A. 1968
2014.97.8.1a-b-.3a-b
Geography: 
Made in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 168, no. 88.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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