A square-section wine bottle, late 17th/early 18th Century.

Decorated with landscape panels on a black ground, height 16.9cm, width 8cm, diameter 8cm.
The 1835 Burghley Inventory records: “Japan Closet, Glass case opposite the window, A Bottle Black & gold”.
The 1867 Burghley Inventory records: “Cabinets, No 88 Japan Closet, A black and gold japanned bottle”.


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