Suspended Port Label by Hester Bateman
Wine Label - Port: Oval with frame - London c.1780 by Hester Bateman - 5.7cm x 3.3cm; 11g - PL/5555
This beautiful silver Port label has an oval name plate suspended from an engraved twist frame. The wine label was made by Hester Bateman and is a great example of her work. This rare form of label is generally found in a damaged or repaired state, however this example is in excellent condition with crisp hallmarks.
See "Wine Labels" figures 193 and 488 for similar examples.