Blue Painted Firkin

Huge firkin with 75-100 year old blue paint over the original blue painted surface. Circa 1860. Made with tongue and grooved staves, finger-lapped bands, copper tacks, wooden pegs and a bentwood handle secured with mushroom wooden buttons. This piece would be perfect for the bottom of a stack of firkins. Bottom diameter - 15”. Lid diameter - 14 1/2”.


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