light blue leech jar, 19th century.


A unique and very rar light blue glass, mid 19th C leech jar. Everted lip around which a cord would be tied to secure a piece of muslin which would prevent the leeches escaping whilst still allowing them to breathe. There are a few bubbles in common with glass manufacture of the time no traumatic imperfections, chips cracks or other damage. Diameter 21 cm and 15 cm high

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