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

PAUL STORR, LONDON 1810
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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 Port on a matt background. Complete with large heavy gauge suspension chain.

The larger of the two known sizes of this design.

By Paul Storr, London, 1810

Sold - £2450.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
67  mm (2.64 inches)
W
89  mm (3.50 inches)
Weight
69.00 Grams (2.22 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS220716.645
Medium
Silver
Literature
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.
Provenance
The Lank Collection sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, London, October 6th 2010. Lot 52.