Baluster jug

National Trust Inventory Number 636553.1

Category Glass
Date 1860
Materials Glass
Place of origin Vienna
Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire
On show at Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

A jug from a table water set of clear glass c.1860. Viennese decorated with white diapered enamels with green glass balls formed as flowers and sugarwork ovals at the intersections. Gilt rims and sunflash surrounding the gothic monogram HM(for Harriet Massingberd). The set consisting of (a)an ovoid baluster jug; (b.1-2)two trumpet goblets on low stems and (c)a trefoil lobed tray with three stars cut in the base. The jug cracked.


Given by Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery Massingberd as part of the contents of Gunby Hall in 1944.

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Place of origin Vienna (164)
Materials Glass (61436)
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Collection Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire (4749)
Periods 19th century (174307)
Object Type Baluster jug (14)

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