M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
18th & EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRITISH
SILVER NECK-RING WINE LABELS
pair of George III silver
NECK-RING BOTTLE TICKETS
Robert Garrard, London, 1807
arched rectangular form and incised 'PORT' and 'SHERRY', suspended
from plain neck rings
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
Whitworth, p.24, ill. 18.
Ring 2.5" wide / Each Ticket 2" Long
Opening 2.75" Wide
1.3 oz Total Weight
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William IV silver neck ring
(collar) WINE LABEL
Burrows and Pearce, London, 1833
gauge silver, the round collar with reeded edges, incised 'SHERRY'
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,
5/8" High x 3.75" Diameter / 2-5/8" Ring Opening
The Sherry Silver Bottle Collar Shown with a
c1710-20 Good English Black Onion Bottle
A LATE 18th CENTURY SILVER NECK-RING BOTTLE TICKET :
GEORGE III SILVER NECK-RING BOTTLE TICKET
Robinson, London, 1798
Of rectangular form
with canted corners and reeded borders, suspended from a ring
attachment, incised SHERRY"
Condition: Excellent, crisp marks
.4 oz. / 1.75" Long
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18th Century Georgian Rectangular Silver Bottle Tickets
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