10261 George III Antique Silver Wine Funnel
A classic style antique silver wine strainer with a gadroon border and simple shaped thumb piece. Very elegant form. Good weight and colour. A rare feature is the detachable muslin strainer ring. Weight 186 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Length 15 cm. Diameter 7.7 cm. Birmingham 1790. Maker Matthew Boulton. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10273 George III Antique Silver Wine Label
A decorative antique silver bottle ticket with a silver chain. The elaborate bacchanalian scene portrays two cherubs holding flagons of wine surrounded by grape and vine leaf decoration and a face mask below. Engraved “CLARET” to the scroll centre. Weight 19 grams. Measures 6 x 4 cm. Birmingham 1809. Maker Matthew Linwood. Sterling silver. 19th century.
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