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A Sealed 'Cylinder' Wine Bottle,
dated 1764,
8 – 18 October 2023, 12:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

US$500 - US$700

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A Sealed 'Cylinder' Wine Bottle,

dated 1764,
of pale olive-green tint, the narrow body with a long slender neck with an applied string rim, applied to the side with a circular seal inscribed 'All Souls/ College/ 1764' for All Souls College, Oxford, with a deep 'kick-up' base, ht. 10 1/2 in.


This is believed to be one of only a handful of dated examples amongst the series of All Souls Common Room bottles.

Pfeiffer Collection
With Neil Willcox, 23 November 1998
A C Hubbard Jr Collection

Roger Dumbrell, Understanding Antique Wine Bottles (1983), p.107, fig.167
Ward Lloyd, A Wine Lover's Glasses (2000), p.111, pl.165
Willy Van den Bossche, Antique Glass Bottles (2001), p.94, pl.43
David Burton, Antique Sealed Bottles (2015), p.722

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