Lot 32: Oak cased liquor set, bears printed label, "j. russell spalding, boston, mass."
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Oak cased liquor set
bears printed label, "j. russell spalding, boston, mass."
The rectangular case with iron bail handles opens to fitted interior with nine gilt-decorated bottles, four glasses and a funnel.
H: 10 5/8, W: 16 1/2, D: 10 1/2 in.
The Estate of Andre and Nancy Brewster, Maryland.
Wear to wood consistent with age. All glassware is intact with minor loss to gilded decoration, save for one glass that has much loss to the decoration. The glass funnel has a chip to narrowed end, but it appears to have been smoothed (perhaps from an old break). There is some loss to the paper lining the interior. The key is attached.
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