"Crown Milano" cracker jar

about 1893–1900
Mount Washington Glassworks (active 1837–1894), Pairpoint Manufacturing Company, New Bedford (active 1880–1938)


Object Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts

Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

1992.87a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown molded, stained and gilded; silvperplate; applied "jewels"

On View

Henry Luce Foundation Gallery (Gallery 125)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Provenance

1989, purchased by The New Bedford Glass Museum at Skinner's Auctions (Oct. 6, 1989); 1992, acquired by the MFA as a gift of The New Bedford Glass Society, Inc. d/b/a New Bedford Glass Museum, which declared bankruptcy in 1991 and was dissolved in 1992 (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of The New Bedford Glass Society, Inc.