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October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Firkin with Swing Handle

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Firkin with Swing Handle, America, c. 1865, stave and lapped-seam hoop-constructed wood firkin with dark blue/black-painted lid centered with a white linear geometric design, the sides painted with red and black zigzag design, with green and dark blue/black painted hoops, ht. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: G.W. Samaha Antiques, purchased in 1985.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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