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Isaac Beers Sealed Wine Bottle

Auction:
2897M
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$9,500$9,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M
Location:
Off Premises
Date / Time :
May 21, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Isaac Beers Sealed Wine Bottle, possibly Samuel Bayard & Co., New York, c. 1774, bulbous form with tall neck with applied string rim on bulbous body, seal on shoulder marked "Isaac/Beers/1774," ht. 11 in.

Note: Isaac Beers (1742-1813) operated the Beers Tavern in New Haven, Connecticut, on the corner of College and Chapel Streets, from the early 1760s through 1778.
Estimate $6,000-10,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Isaac Beers, Beer, Brewing, Tavern

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