Rare George III Provincial Silver Escutcheon Wine Label Claret Widow's Crest

Unmarked c1770
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A rare early George III Provincial silver Wine Label of unusual plain escutcheon form with a waved edge, pierced for Claret in large letters and engraved below the name with a widow's crest for the Snowe family.

Unmarked c1770.

A similar pair were sold by Sothebys at the Sykes of Sledmore sale in 1979. Since most of the Sykes labels were from the North Country, this label could be York or district. See: The WLCJ vo06no07. June 1979.

Provenance: The Andrew Gilmour Collection, sold by Bonhams 2/10/13. Lot 213 (part).

£600.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
35 mm (1.38 inches)
W
65 mm (2.56 inches)
Weight
13.50 Grams (0.43 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TC1616
Medium
Silver