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.
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