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Pink Lustre Water Keg

Auction:
3031B
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3031B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Pink Lustre Water Keg, England, c. 1840, barrel shape with scrolled handles, all set atop a flaring base, inscribed on one side "If you Drink, Nothing Stronger, Then what runs from me, It will never bring you, To Poverty," the reverse "A Pleasant Beverage, NO DUTY, Free for all.," ht. 13 in.
Estimate $200-400

Barrel and spout heavily restored.


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