Date & Origin
Lanarkshire, Scotland, c1908. Period of Edward VII.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 17.7cm Diameter: 16.5cm.
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.
Hand-blown around the time the SOS (· · · – – – · · ·) distress signal became the worldwide standard call for help.