Historical information

Flagons are vessels with a handle and spout used to hold alcoholic beverages, usually wine. In colonial times it would have been set on a table to share with friends or family, these are most likely more modern used in the 19th C.

Physical description

Two large heavy glass wine flagons or jugs, with two handles each at the top for ease of pouring wine. There are no screw top lids. A lined pattern is featured at the base of the squat necks.

Inscriptions & markings

On the base of each flagon is stamped: 'ISM 426 . On one has stamped '8' on the base and the other has '5'.