This is a beautiful authentic antique onion shape clear Demijohn, circa 1840-1890.
The neck has a hand applied ring, circling the mouth and the lip is not smooth showing how it was broken off from the rod after being blown.
De toute beauté!
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|Material||Glass and Wood|
|Diameter Maximum||36 cm|
|Internal Neck Diameter||3,4 cm|
We can see two seams that show it was hand-blown in mould, the uneven shape and air bubbles trapped within its surface attest it.
Wood crate dimensions: Height: 61 cm x 39cm x 39 cm (weight: 4,7 kg)
We have several availables, but they are all a little different as they were all handblown so they all might present different sizes, shapes and aspect from the picture. Please ask if you want more than 5 items, we have about 40 of those availables.
All those old Demijohns are unique pieces. They can give so much character to any interior and look beautiful in any room.
“Demijohn” is an old word that formerly referred to any glass vessel with a large body and small neck, enclosed in wickerwork. In France, Demijohn is called “Dame Jeanne”, literally “Lady Jane”.
If you want to know some more about those fantastic Demijohns and their story, go on my blog:
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