The Earl of Eldon's Silver Gilt Decanter Labels Port & Sherry

BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON 1838
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An extremely fine pair of early Victorian cast silver gilt Wine Labels in the form of vine leaves with five lobes and thick tendril mounts, realistic frosted finish and pierced for PORT & SHERRY. Engraved to the reverse with the crest and coronet of John Scott, 2nd Earl of Eldon.

By Benjamin Smith, London 1838.

£1150.00

Condition
In fine condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
58  mm (2.28 inches)
W
63  mm (2.48 inches)
Weight
72.00 Grams (2.32 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
CH00241A
Medium
Silver Gilt
Provenance
*Crest of John, 2nd Earl of Eldon (1805-1854) who became Earl in 1838 and was subsequently declared of unsound mind during January 1853.

Earl of (Scott), Stowell Park, North Leach, Gloucestershire
Blazon of crest:
a lion's head erased gu., gorged with a chain, and therefrom a portcullis pendent or, and charged with a mullet arg. for difference.