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Demijohn

Object Number: 
INV.6436
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 13 in. ( 39.4 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Green blown glass demijohn; spherical body with short cylindrical neck; applied rounded ring below plain rough lip; no pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 

A demijohn is a rigid container with a typical capacity of 20 to 60 L (5 to 15 gallons) and are primarily used for transporting fluids, often water or chemicals. They are also used for in-home fermentation of beverages, often beer or wine.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group