Victorian Bristol Blue Water Jug c1880

£145.00 $156.64 Product Code: 2022062904

Technical Description 

A 19th-century bristol blue glass water jug. It has a poring section to the front with rib moulding around the rim and an applied handle which has a raspberry prunt at the base. Polished pontil.

We are all familiar with Bristol blue wine glasses and decanters, however, finding a 19th-century water jug is a rare occurrence and we have only had one in the last 3 years.

Date & Origin 

England, c1880. Period of Victoria.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. No chips cracks or restoration

Dimensions 

Height: 14cm DiameterBowl : 8.6cm

Historical Relevance

Handcrafted around the time the Natural History Museum was opened in London on the 18th of April 1881.  

 

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