A sealed globe and shaft wine bottle, circa 1670-80
Lot 81
A sealed shaft and globe wine bottle, circa 1670-80
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,707) inc. premium
Lot Details
A sealed shaft and globe wine bottle, circa 1670-80
With a squat shouldered body and a tall tapering neck applied with a wide string rim, with a small kick-in base, the circular seal stamped with an armorial shield of a rampant gryphon on a seeded ground, beneath the crest of a standing gryphon among foliate mantling, 20cm high (with surface corrosion and abrasion)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, Slane Castle, 3 November 1981, lot 163

    Exhibited at the Glass Circle Diamond Jubilee exhibition, 1997. This bottle bears an indistinct paper label referring to its discovery.
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