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V0703S.OAKESBURY1793.M Classic freeblown English blackglass (dark olive green) wine cylinder sealed mid body "JAS/OAKES/BURY/1793" within good seal lip edge. Full original surface gloss. Deep kickup with sand pontil, sagged base straight whittled sides to round shoulders into short striated neck through fine stringrim applied below everted turning over lip. Small chip to stringrim of little significance. Well documented in Burton (p742) one of several dated variations and seal refinements. James Oakes was involved in many commercial enterprises based in Bury St Edmunds (from goods to banking) 10 3/8"high, 3 5/8"diameter  £695

"Jas Oakes Bury 1793" seal cylinder

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