Bottle Ticket

Caster Label "Soy"

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. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.) Weight: 5.8 gm (2 dwt)

Accession Number

40.196

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each ticket is 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, "SOY".

Markings

On back each, maker's mark IR (Grimwade 3678); 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)