A pottery bin label for

A pottery bin label for "Bucellas"

Code: 4086


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