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ACKER'S SELECT TEA COVERED EMERALD GREEN JAR U.S.A. c.1890s

 

An extremely rare covered emerald green covered jar. The jar is for "ACKER'S SELECT TEA" of Philadelphia, PA and made in the early 1890s. The jar is 11 inches high to the top of lid and 8 1/2 inches high without lid. The jar is in emerald green with a gold crown. Each panel is different on the jar. From the main label panel going clockwise. The first panel has "ACKER'S SELECT TEA", a block for the label and below "FINLEY ACKER & Co - TEA SPECIALIST - PHILADELPHIA - U.S.A." The next panel has a large flowering tea plant. The third panel has a large "A" with a banner above that has "FINLEY ACKER & CO." Below the "A" is a shield with HG (high grade) and below this in a rectangle "REGISTERED." The fourth panel has an Indian riding an elephant. The jar is in good condition. The base has a teeny open bubble on the rim which also has an annealing line extending from this. This is in the manufacturing as the glass cooled to quickly. There are a few other annealing lines also. The lid has excellent gold on the crown but there are a few chips and flakes on the rim that goes over the lip of the jar. There is one tiny inner rim flake by itself. Then there are numerous small inner rim or flat rim flakes that run about 2 inches. There is one larger small chip that is 1/16 inches deep. the rest are small flakes and nips. This is an extremely rare important TEA or FOOD jar. 

$ 595.00

 

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