Date & Origin
England, c1880. Period of Victoria.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 18.3cm Diameter: 17.5cm
A 19th century amethyst glass water jug. A swan neck rests upon a bulbous body with facet cuts below. To this one-piece construction, a sturdy handle has been applied. A polished pontil completes the piece.
Handcrafted around the time the Natural History Museum was opened in London on the 18th of April 1881.