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Two Painted Pine Firkins

Auction:
2431
Lot:
477
Sold for:
$385$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Two Painted Pine Firkins, America, 19th century, stave and wooden hoop construction, bentwood handles, one painted light green, the other dark blue, (minor wear), ht. 8 5/8, 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-250

green firkin- small losses and crack around lid rim, old surface but has some light gray paint under green, minor paint wear associated with use; blue firkin- a couple small losses o cover rim edge, a couple losses on upper stave rim, original blue paint, with wear.

Keywords

blue paint, light gray paint, Firkin

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