Lot 381Fine and rare most remarkable 18th Century brown...

Auction Date: 21/03/2020 at 10am

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Fine and rare most remarkable 18th Century brown leather pot-bellied fishing creel – 7.5”h x 11.75”w (max) x 5” deep (max) - with hand tooled decorative Sunburst Dial lid, handmade brass hasp with twist/lock button to striker plate, original brass hinges open to reveal cream painted interior, rear leather integral strap holder with large cross hatched markings (fitted with leather and canvas wide shoulder strap), and below hand painted owners initials A.B within an oval border – stunning overall patina and it’s one of those items that definitely raises the hair on the back of your neck – this must be one of the best examples to come onto the market dating back to 1700’s.

Hammer Price: £6000.00

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