'Scottish National Exhibition' Cranberry Glass Jug c1908

£120.00 $155.87 Product Code: 2018071407

Date & Origin 

Lanarkshire, Scotland, c1908. Period of Edward VII.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 17.7cm Diameter: 16.5cm.

Weight

749 grams

Technical Description 

20th century etched cranberry glass jug. A pulled pouring section and applied clear handle. The body is etched with the following; ‘To Mrs Thomas’. A view of Holyrood Palace above ‘Souvenier of Scottish national exhibition Edinburgh 1908’. Finally the Scottish Royal Arms above the text ‘A Present from the Scottish National Exhibition Edinburgh 1908, John Baird Ltd Glasgow’. A polished pontil completes the piece. A rare piece of Scottish History.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time the SOS (· · · – – – · · ·) distress signal became the worldwide standard call for help.

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