• Whiskeys
Lot 422

ASSORTED FIGURAL AND PICTORIAL WHISKEY FLASKS, LOT OF SEVEN

Estimate: $150 - $250
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ASSORTED FIGURAL AND PICTORIAL WHISKEY FLASKS, LOT OF SEVEN, comprising a colorless pig-form example reminiscent of Anna Pottery pigs embossed "Good Old Bourbon / in a hogs ---" with opening at rear, two amber cigar-form whiskey nippers, an amber strap-side example with embossed grapes pictorial, an amber figural "Billy Club" bottle, a colorless oyster-shaped example with original cork-lined metal cap embossed "FAUST'S / OWN", and a guitar-shaped example with paper label at rear reading "Holy Chimes And A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year", three with plain straight mouths, remaining four with screw-top rims, roughly ground, having metal caps. Various makers. Fourth quarter 19th/first quarter 20th century. 4 1/2" H guitar flask, 11 5/8" LOA.

Condition

Excellent overall, most undamaged; grapes flask and Billy Club with minor to moderate interior sickness; Pig with a couple flakes to opening and with a small nick to left ear; cigar nips with some roughness to lips, as made.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.