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Ketchup container

Marks

Molded into base: "SQUEEZIT / CORP. / MORRIS HEIGHTS 53, N.Y.C. / PAT / PEND." Other markings on base: "10" and a "P" in a square surrounded by a circle.

Provenance

Early history unknown; By 2010, owned by A Well Kept Secret Antiques, Kingston, NH; 2010, purchased by Barbara M. and Gerald W. R. Ward, Portsmouth, NH; 2010, given to the MFA by the Wards

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward

designed about 1952; made about 1952-63

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (10.8 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

2010.745

Medium or Technique

Polyethylene (plastic)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics