Hazel-Atlas Glass Company Tumbler

Dec 19, 2022 | Museum Monday Treasures

Today’s Museum Monday treasure from the Museum of American Glass in WV is a Hazel-Atlas Glass Company tumbler or jelly jar. It is clear with an interior optic, screen-printed in green with a border of mice and a clock, with a verse on one side: “HICKORY, DICKORY, DOCK! / THE MOUSE RAN UP THE CLOCK; / THE CLOCK STRUCK ONE, / THE MOUSE RAN DOWN, / HICKORY, DICKORY, DOCK!” It is embossed with the “HA” logo on the bottom. It is 5 1/8” high with a top diameter of 2 ¾”. It dates to around 1935 and was given to the previous owner, Winifred Garton, when she was a child, by Paul Allen, an employee of the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company. The Hazel-Atlas Glass Company was located in Clarksburg, WV, just north of Weston, where the tumbler now has its permanent home.

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