A sealed cylinder wine bottle, dated 1776

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Lot 10*
A sealed cylinder wine bottle, dated 1776

Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,565) inc. premium
A sealed cylinder wine bottle, dated 1776
Of dark olive-brown tint, the shouldered cylindrical form with a tapering neck with applied string rim, applied on the side with a moulded seal inscribed E B 1776, kick-in base, 24.4cm high, 11.8cm diameter

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum Collection, Delaware
    Sold at Glass Works Auctions
    The Thomas A. Gray Collection

    1776 is a popular year for sealed bottles as this is one of twenty-six bottles or detached seals known bearing this date. The initials EB have not been identified.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that there are two very fine internal star-cracks to the shoulder of this lot
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A sealed cylinder wine bottle, dated 1776
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