Glasshouse: Gjøvik Glasverk
Clear glass carafe, decorated with milled trails and raspberry prunts. Rectangular with canted corners, sloping shoulders and a tall slender cylindrical neck, with an applied wavy trail about a third of the way up and another below the rim. The long sides are decorated with one straight and two sloping milled trails with a raspberry prunt at the top of each reminiscent of a plant, and on the short sides with one milled trail and prunt. Three of the canted corners has a milled trail which joins one of the raspberry prunts on the long sides, and one has an extra prunt at the top.
History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchlor, St Andrew's Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January). Purchased from Messrs. Howard Phillips, November 1974
Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest
Height: 22.4 cm
Width: 9.7 cm
Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady
Production date: circa AD 1830
The Gjøvik glasshouse was founded in 1807.
Blown-moulded : Clear glass, blown-moulded and decorated with applied wavy trails, milled trails, and raspberry prunts
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