Scottish 19th Century Lkythos Glass Claret Jug c1878 by Alexander Jenkinson

£350.00 $446.36 Product Code: AM2023010346

Technical Description 

A magnificent 19th-century glass claret jug in the form of a Greek Lkythios. It was made in Scotland in 1878 by Alexander Jenkinson at the Holyrood glass works and was displayed at the Paris Exhibition of that year. Made from lightweight muslin glass which in the correct light has a rainbow effect typical of muslin glass. It can be seen on page 151 of Goblets to Gaslights by the Scottish glass historian, Jill Turnbull.

Date & Origin 

Scotland, c1878. Period of Victoria.

Condition

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

Dimensions

Height: 33.5cm
Diameter: 10.5cm

 

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