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4086 A Pottery Bin Label for BUCELLAS


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The form of this bin label is the standard 'squared coathanger' shape, with a projecting lug at the apex with a hole for suspension.  The lettering is black against a cream background.

Bucellas (now spelt with a single 'L') was a very popular wine in the 18th and 19th centuries, although little is seen in the UK today.  Today it tends to be a dry white wine, but in the past it was probably sweeter.  The town of Bucelas is a little north of Lisbon.

Date: c.1850

Dimensions: 5.6", 14.3 cm. wide

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