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Lot 383

IRISH APPLIED SEAL BLACK GLASS HALF SIZE WINE BOTTLE

Estimate: $300 - $400
Sold for
$276.75
Sold Price includes BP

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IRISH APPLIED SEAL BLACK GLASS HALF SIZE WINE BOTTLE, dark olive-green/black, diminutive cylinder form, round applied seal at shoulder embossed "DONERAILE / [eight-pointed star] / HOUSE" and "PATENT" embossed on rear shoulder, applied tapered double collar mouth, kicked-up base embossed around the edge with "H. RICKETTS & CO. GLASS WORKS BRISTOL", sand pontil scar. Circa 1825. 8 3/8" H, 2 3/4" D.
Catalogue Note: For a similar example with the same seal, see Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, object accession number C.32-1971. These were made in England for the inhabitants of the Doneraile House Estate in County Cork, Ireland, built in the 17th century which still stands today. However, the V&A museum's example and all other examples we could find are roughly quart sized bottles measuring around 11" in height, while the present example is instead a significantly smaller pint size.

Condition

Undamaged with annealing lines through seal and small jagged area at lower edge of the seal, as made.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.