Demijohn

Demijohn
Title
Demijohn
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt M. Lockman
Object Number 
1953.138
Gallery Label 
Demijohns, often covered with leather or wicker, were used for the shipping and storage of liquids.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group