Sat 12 September 2020, 15:00 PM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales
RARE 18TH CENTURY SEALED WINE BOTTLE, DATED 1775, of `stretched` bladder form in olive green glass, strung rim and slender neck above sloping shoulders, kickbase and pontil scar, the seal with moulded mark `Jos.h Phillips 1775`, 21.4cms high¦Provenance: barn near Bradworthy, Devon.¦Auctioneer`s Note: Another in the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, accession no.1400.303 exhibited at County Museum, Truro in 1976, cat no. 100. CF. David Burton, Antique Sealed Bottles 1640-1900, 2015, where the author states the origin is believed to be Cornwall or Devon.¦Condition Report: front face scratched, right edge of seal chipped.
£1000 - £1500
Hammer price £750.00