Danish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund DecanterDanish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund Decanter

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.

Item ID: G0608

Danish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund Decanter

$865


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