Fine George III Cast Silver Gilt Leopards Pelt Wine Label 'Claret'

PAUL STORR, LONDON 1815
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A very fine George III cast silver gilt Wine Label, the design known as the "Leopards Pelt", of cartouche form with vine leaf and grape surround, a leopards skin with head and paws draped over the peaked crescent shaped name plate with raised letters for Claret on a matt background. Complete with large heavy gauge suspension chain.

By Paul Storr, London, 1815

£2950.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
57  mm (2.24 inches)
W
73  mm (2.87 inches)
Weight
42.00 Grams (1.35 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
SG24
Medium
Silver Gilt
Provenance
The origin of this design is an element in the famous 'Warwick Vase'. The original marble Roman Vase was discovered at Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli in about 1771 and shipped to Warwick Castle in England.