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Three Shaker Items,

Auction:
2509
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Three Shaker Items, two bottles and a firkin, late 19th century, an amber bottle with embossed lettering "HAIR RESTORER" and "SHAKER" on the sides, a small medicine bottle with paper label "SYRUP SQUILL/ALCOHOL 0.9 %/Prepared in the United Society, NEW LEBANON, N.Y.," and a small staved and wooden hoop constructed firkin with a partial "SHAKER PRESERVES" paper label, ht. 7 3/4, 5, 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-250

The hair restorer bottle has a few rough spots on the neck and lower side which may be in the making and a small whitish inclusion on the lip in the making, the medicine bottle label is stained; the firkin label is fragmented and varnished over.

Keywords

NEW LEBANON, United Society, Firkin, Shakers

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