Olive green wine bottle bearing a seal of the Clive Arms C1780

Olive green wine bottle bearing a seal of the Clive Arms C1780

Code: 8615

Dimensions:H: 27.5cm (10.8")

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Olive green glass bottle, long neck with tooled lip and string ring, rounded sloping shoulder and narrow body.  Basal kick and sand pontil scar.  Bearing a seal of the Clive arms. Clive arms: on a fess three mullets, within an oval shield, surmounted the motto AUDACTER ET SINCERE (boldly and sincerely), supporters an elephant and griffin, surmounted by a baron’s coronet.C1770-1780. Height: 27.5 cm.  Attributed to Edward Clive, 2nd Baron Clive (1754–1839(.

Condition: Very good with no chips, cracks or restoration.

Provenance: This bottle originated from the cellar of a house on the Walcot Hall Estate and purchased prior to the refurbishment of the house in 2014.  Walcot Hall was purchased by Robert Clive in 1761.