Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu - Lot 1152

A rare mid 18th century Battersea enamel wine label,

circa 1755,

escutcheon form, with a black boy holding a spear and embracing a leopard, below the title 'CAPE', length 7.1cm.

Illustrated in Salter, J., Wine Labels, 1730-2003, Antique Collector's Club in association with the Wine Label Circle, 2004, page 297, fig. 1005.

Provenance: The Bernard Watney Collection.

Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000
Hammer Price £ 1,800


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