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. Would make a whimsical bar accessory.
Attributed to Holmegaard Glassworks (Denmark, 1825-present)
(Similar decanter pictured): Larsen, A., P. Riism̦ller, M. SchlÌ_ter, Danish Glass 1825-1925, p. 257, Figure 342.
Width 9.5 Depth 3 Height 7 in.