Bottle Ticket, "PORT"
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 3.5 cm x L. 5.4 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.); Weight: 11.3 gm (7 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The slightly curved labels are crescent-shaped, with a shield at the center. The label hangs from a link chain. The edges are incised.
On each, engraved in the front shield, I/JEB in monogram;, engraved "PORT".
On back of each, maker's mark TP over ER (Grimwade 2891); sovereign's head, lion passant.
Gift of Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)
Gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend