Rare George III Scottish Silver Armorial Wine Label 'White-Wine' Crest of Horseburgh

Unmarked c1775
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An extremely rare George III Scottish silver Wine Label of large shaped escutcheon form, chased with fruiting vines and scrolls, a shell below and above an incorporated shield engraved with the crest and motto of the Horseburgh or Horsburgh family of Scotland. Incised and niello filled for White-Wine.

The motto: Aegre De Tramite Recto (With difficulty along the right path) and the crest: a Horse's Head Argent.

Unmarked c1775

One from the only known set of three labels made for the family.

Reserved - £465.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
40 mm (1.57 inches)
W
69 mm (2.72 inches)
Weight
27.70 Grams (0.89 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
CRFW276
Medium
Silver