Item FJ019, Red Book #2387, POTTER & BODINE / AIRTIGHT / FRUIT JAR / PHILADA - PATENTED / APRIL 13TH / 1858, figural barrel, aqua, Sand Chip Pontil, Half Gallon. The wax seal groove was formed by depressing the blown projection on the neck of the jar while the glass was still in the elastic state. Lots of large bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass, nicely whittled, perfect condition, a great example of this very rare and early jar. Sold