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George IV Silver Wine Label 'Bronte'
A rare George IV silver wine Label of cut-cornered rectangular form with double reeded border, incised and niello filled for Bronte.

By William Bateman, London 1826
Price £300.00    (This item has been sold)
Condition In good condition with no damage or repair
Height 23  mm (0.91 inches)
Width 40  mm (1.57 inches)
Weight 9.00 Grams (0.29 troy ounces)
Country England
Stock Code TRS180517.806A
Medium Silver
Literature See: The Book of the Wine Label by N.M.Penzer, pages 106-108 for a detailed account of this name and other variations of 'Bronte'.

BRONTÉ. On some labels this it spelt BRONTI, and is the name of a town in the province of Catania near Mount Etna, famous for its wine which was sometimes sold in England as AETNA. The town, together with its extensive estates which originally belonged to the monastery of Maniacum, was granted as a Dukedom to Nelson by Ferdinand IV of Naples in 1799.


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