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    Sale 5931

    The Sunday Sale Including the Property of the Late Audrey Burton O.B.E.

    31 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    A GEORGE I LEATHER BLACKJACK

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I LEATHER BLACKJACK
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    With an iron and leather swing handle, a old repaired spout in brass and a restored foot with terracotta in filling
    20 in. (51 cm.) high


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    For similar examples see Oliver Baker's Black Jacks and Leather Bottells, printed for W.J.Fieldhouse by J.Burrow & Co, circa 1921. These large sized blackjacks or bombards have often been found in guilds, colleges and hospitals.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage