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

Danish Holmegaard Glassworks Glass Novelty Dog Fyldehund Decanter

Ref: G0608
Attributed to Holmegaard Glassworks (Denmark, 1825-present)

A 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. Literature (similar decanter pictured): Larsen, A., P. Riismöller, M. Schlüter, Danish Glass 1825-1925, p. 257, Figure 342.

20th century
W 9.5 D 3 H 7 in.
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