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Lot 62A: 19th C. Miniature Hingham Firkin

Estimate: $2,000 – $4,000

Pine, original blue/black painted finish, three fingers, carved wood hoop handle, stamped on bottom “C H” (Caleb Hersey), (Note: card folded inside reads “Acquired from Mrs. Mason A. Foley in 1974…made by Cotton Hersey in 1861”, inscribed on inside of cover “John P. Richardson, Hingham, 1974″, 2 1/2″ h (to top of lid), 2 1/8” dia, (ex. John P. Richardson collection).

19th c. miniature Hingham firkin