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Victorian Wasp Trap c1850

Heading : Victorian fly catcher
Date : c1850
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Onion bottle form with large perforated kick up and string rim
Glass Type : Lead
Size : Approx 16cm height 

Condition : Fritting to rim otherwise good 
Restoration : None

Weight : 406  grams

The politically incorrect description for this would be along the following lines.

"Save your summer barbecue from wasp inflicted ruin with this antique fly catcher / wasp trap. The principal is simple fill the glass with a sweet liquid, which will attract the flying nightmares, and let the insects drown in it." 

Reference:

https://www.museumoflondonprints.com/image/65603/unknown-glass-fly-catcher-19th-century

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019072207
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  • £45.00


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