Absolutely a fantastic engraved glass jug....amazing foliage and peacock decorations. I would say this is the nicest I have had. I also say that this reminds me of an amazing bowl I saw that was on very thick glass and it was by an artist named Fritsche(best piece of glass I ever saw) ....it is close to that except this glass is thinner and wont allow for the same depth of work. I believe this is likely Boston Sandwich out of New England, and a long second shot is Webb.....but there were a few great artists working in English/European and American shops that moved around. It is possible it is European also, but I am more and more thinking Boston or English. This has the peacock standing in a tree(amazingly well detailed), a cabin, sunflower, a couple of other flowering plants that wind around, a butterfly, then another butterfly, and a conglomeration of foliage and monogram above. This measures about 7" tall, and 4 1/4" the base. There is a polished pontil also. This is a show off piece....even with where the crack meets the handle on the glass. I will practice taking pictures on this as it is very difficult to capture the beauty of this piece. If you want more pictures...just let me know. I believe this would be at least a $2000 piece if not for the internal fracture as photographed. I have reduced the price on this over 20%......it is still a fantastic shelf piece that displays amazingly well.
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