M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

 EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRITISH SILVER NECK-RING WINE LABELS

 

 

 

pair of George III silver NECK-RING BOTTLE TICKETS

Robert Garrard, London, 1807

 

Each of arched rectangular form and incised 'PORT' and 'SHERRY', suspended from plain neck rings

 

Ref :

It is suggested that this form of neck ring or hoop with hinged name-plate is the earliest type of wine label.

However, silver examples were in vogue for only a short time at the

end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century.

Wine Labels, Whitworth, p.24, ill. 18.

 

Each  Ring 2.5" wide / Each Ticket 2" Long

Ring Opening 2.75" Wide

 

1.3 oz Total Weight

 

PRICE : Please Inquire

  

#6849

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

William IV silver neck ring (collar) WINE LABEL

Burrows and Pearce, London, 1833

 

Of heavy gauge silver, the round collar with reeded edges, incised 'SHERRY'

 

Ref :

The bottle collar type of label is considered

"one of the better designs...with its raked sides it sits well on the shoulders of decanters of the period".
The first rings were made c1750 by Sandilands Drinkwater (best known for his escutcheon labels).

However examples prior to 1790 are uncommon, most form the early 19th century.

Great British Wine Accessories, Butler, p.192, 9/51

 

5/8" High x 3.75" Diameter / 2-5/8" Ring Opening

 

1 oz.

 

PRICE : Please Inquire

 

#6850

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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