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Mustard Jar Westmoreland Pressed Glass 1940s
The jar is about 4 inches tall and 2.25 inches across the opening. The glass is very deeply pressed and is heavy for its size. The finial on the lid is faceted. The lid has a slot for a spoon. There is a large rayed star under the lid. The color is a cross between honey amber and marigold. The color is almost translucent in some light; in others it has the deep orange marigold color.
The pattern features a large hobstar with a daisy as the center point on three sides. The hobstars are separated by 2 alternating columns of prisms and strigils and diamonds. There is a large rayed star on the bottom.
The label is still on this mustard jar and the bottom is marked with the WG trademark as well. The label was used by Westmoreland Glass in the in 1940s. The company changed its label in 1949 to include the word "authentic below the Westmoreland name. (National Depression Glass Association)
This is a very nice piece of pressed glass. There are no chips or cracks. There are some minimal bottom marks.
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