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.
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
Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward
designed about 1952; made about 1952-63