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Demijohn

Object Number: 
1953.138
Date: 
1770-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 7 in. ( 41.9 x 41.9 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Olive-green blown glass oval demijohn blown in full-size two-piece mold; ellipsoidal body, long slightly tapered neck, plain lip with applied flat ring; mold line running from one end to the other along center of base; slightly pushed up base with no pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
Demijohns, often covered with leather or wicker, were used for the shipping and storage of liquids.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group