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Victorian glass jug with painted decoration of a swan

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Art Glass5256 of 22368Two glass vasesVictorian glass jug with raised enamel decoration
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    Posted 4 years ago

    IronLace
    (746 items)

    To continue my current theme of Victorian glass with painted decoration, here is a pretty jug which I found in an op shop this time 18 years ago. It is made from clear glass with a slightly iridised, satin finish (except for the handle which remains glossy). The jug measures 15.5 cm tall, 8 cm across the top rim, & 7.5 cm across the base, which has a rough, snapped pontil mark. The painted decoration is not of the highest standard, but nonetheless charming in its own way. A white swan glides along on a lake with a backdrop of mauve mountains, all surrounded by a garland of greenery.
    Most likely of Bohemian origin.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      The swan scene is absolutely lovely
    2. IronLace IronLace, 4 years ago
      Many thanks, Newfld!
    3. rockbat, 4 years ago
      I think it is sweet. I like seeing all the other items you have. Someday, I will get one of those cell phones, and take pictures of my stuff. I go to Goodwill every day after work. Thanks for showing.
    4. IronLace IronLace, 4 years ago
      Thanks so much, rockbat, & I look forward to seeing photos of your collection.

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