A rare sealed wine bottle, dated 1729
Lot 86
A rare sealed wine bottle, dated 1729
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,543) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare sealed wine bottle, dated 1729
Of 'flattened onion' shape, the body compressed on both sides and applied at one end with a circular seal embossed with the name 'J Stenkley 1729', the tapering neck with a slight bladed string rim, a high kick-in base beneath, 20.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Although related to the so-called 'bladder' bottles, flattened onion shaped bottles are rarely found. For an example see Willy Van den Bossche, Antique Glass Bottles (2001), p.85, pl.29
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