Edgcumbe Family Seal Olive Glass Cylinder Bottle c1785

£225.00

Product Code:20062211

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Description

Heading : Edgcumbe family sealed wine bottle 
Date :
c1785
Period :
George III
Origin :
England 
Colour :
Bottle green
Neck : Tapered with tooled lip and string rim 
Body :
Cylinder. crest with a boar under a viscount’s coronet. 
Base :
Deep kick up with sand pontil scar 
Glass Type : Lead.
Size :  27 cm height. 10cm diameter
Condition : The tip of the seal has been broken off and there is an associated scratch leading to it
Restoration : None 
Weight : 893 grams

Reference : Antique Sealed Wine Bottles by David Burton Pg. 283

Addtional Information : George the 3rd Baron of Edgcumbe was a naval officer who served in the Seven Years War. He was made Viscount in 1781. we have sold near identical bottles baring the baron’s coronet from roughly five years earlier than this piece was made. George was Viscount for only 8 years and very few bottles with the new seal have been discovered.


Additional information

Weight1500 g

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