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Highly in demand for over 8 decades, Blenko's iconic water bottle design was first introduced in 1938 and has been produced by hand, almost non-stop since that very first year. At the time, the bottle's design was largely dictated by necessity...
With function before form in mind, it was made to fit into the narrow door shelves of the relatively new “electric icebox”. Today, that electric icebox is known as a refrigerator!
The water bottle’s narrow shape with two pouring spouts and center indentation made for easy handling and fit well in those early refrigerator doors.
Today, this piece of glassblowing history is commonly used as:
QB 32336 032336