A green-tinted serving bottle, circa 1700
Lot 83
A green-tinted serving bottle, circa 1700
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
Lot Details
A green-tinted serving bottle, circa 1700
Of plain onion shape with a squat body below a tapering neck, applied with a small, neat string rim, the bold handle pinched at the top to form a thumbrest and looped at the bottom where it rests on the shoulder, 15cm high (some surface wear)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    With Maureen Thompson, 4 March 1980

    Exhibited: Chertsey Museum, Chertsey, 1981-97

    For discussions and illustrations of related bottles see Andy McConnell, The Decanter (2004), p.43 and Willy Van den Bossche, Antique Glass Bottles (2001), pls. 12 and 38. Also Ward Lloyd, A Wine Lover's Glasses (2000), pl. 162. An earlier example with a taller neck was sold in these rooms 13 December 2006, lot 92.
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