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On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Wine Bottle

1821-1830 (made)
Place Of Origin

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Mould-blown glass, with applied seal
Brief Description
Wine bottle, England (Bristol), made by H. Ricketts, 1821-1830.
  • Height: 28.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Doneraile House' on seal, on base 'H.Ricketts & Co Glass Works Bristol' and on shoulder, 'Patent' (owner's mark, and manufacturers' mark)
Gallery Label
Seal impressed 'Doneraile House', for the Viscounts Doneraile of County Cork, Ireland. The base moulded with'H.Ricketts & Co Glass Works Bristol' and the bottle fully mould-blown by the process patented by Ricketts in 1821: the shoulder moulded with 'Patent'
Other Number
7796 - Glass gallery number
Accession Number

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record createdDecember 13, 1997
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