Bottle Ticket

Caster Label "Walnut"

English (London)
1790
Marked by John Robins (free 1771, died in 1831)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); L. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.); Weight: 2.8 gm (2 dwt)

Accession Number

40.198

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each ticket is a slightly curved oval piece of sheet, pierced with two holes so that it can hang from the plain chain. A bright-cut border defines the edge.

Inscription

Engraved on front of label, "WALNUT".

Markings

On back each, maker's mark IR (Grimwade 3678); sovereign's head; lion passant;

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: April 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)