A sealed wine bottle for John Spettigue, dated 1767

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Lot 119
A sealed wine bottle for John Spettigue, dated 1767

Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,507) inc. premium
A sealed wine bottle for John Spettigue, dated 1767
Of squat cylinder shape with a medium/wide body and kick-up base, the applied circular seal inscribed 'I Spettigue Treenegl's', the initial I placed within the date 1767, 22.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Illustrated by David Burton, Antique Sealed Bottles (2015), p.732. This bottle was exhibited in the County Museum, Truro in 1976. Burton notes that John Spettigue purchased the manor of Downeckney in the parish of Treneglos in Cornwall.
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A sealed wine bottle for John Spettigue, dated 1767
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