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5199 A Delftware Bin Label for LISBON

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Delftware, or tin-glazed earthenware bin labels are very much less often seen than pottery ones - and they are earlier.  Typically this label has a blueish hue to the background and the lettering is in a very deep shade of magenta.

Lisbon is a wine name not often seen, but in the 18th century it was distinguished from Bucellas, a nearby wine region that is still recognised today - while Lisbon is not.

The label is in good unrestored condition with only a couple of very minor chips which cannot be seen from the front.  The glaze is in good 'bright' condition.

Date: c.1760-80

Dimensions: 5.4", 13.7 cm. wide

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