Demijohn

Object Number: 
Z.461
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Glass, wicker
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 8 in. ( 50.2 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine blown-molded glass demijohn encased in wicker; cylindrical body with long, slightly tapering neck and sloping shoulders; wide, flat sloping collar; wicker handle on one side; base with large molded disk and no pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
Demijohns, usually encased in leather or wicker, were used for shipping and storing liquids.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group