A sealed onion wine bottle, dated 1728

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Lot 5*
A sealed onion wine bottle, dated 1728

Sold for £ 3,125 (US$ 3,913) inc. premium
A sealed onion wine bottle, dated 1728
Of olive tint, the compressed globular form with a long tapering neck with applied string rim, applied on the shoulder with a moulded seal inscribed Wm Peckard 1728, kick-in base, 15.1cm high, 14.5cm diameter (chips to seal and rim)

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  • Provenance:
    Sold at Sotheby's, 3 October 1977, lot 140
    Sold at Glass Works Auctions
    The Thomas A. Gray Collection

    Twenty other bottles are recorded with seals dated 1728. The present bottle probably has a Devonshire connection. A William Peckard was baptised at Parkham on 29 March 1681 and another William Peckard was baptised at Little Torrington on 16 June 1692. This was probably the son of the William Peckard who was married on 14 November 1677 at Little Torrington. Another William Peckard was married on 18 May 1712 at South Tawton.
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A sealed onion wine bottle, dated 1728
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