A vintage, whimsical dog-form decanter hand blown in clear glass with the cork in his snout and the tail forming the carrying handle. This type of decanter is also referred to also as a gin pig, snapsehund or fyldehund. Would make a whimsical bar accessory.
MAKER Attributed to Holmegaard Glassworks (Denmark, 1825-present)
LITERATURE (Similar decanter pictured): A. Larsen, P. Riismoller, M. Schluter, Danish Glass 1825-1925, p. 257, Figure 342.
DATE 20th century
DIMENSIONS Width 9.5 Depth 3 Height 7 in.