Victorian pottery Irish Whisky dispensing barrel
Victorian pottery Irish Whisky dispensing barrel. Of barrel form with gilt white bands to scarlet ground. Gilt label ‘I.Whisky’ over brass dispensing tap. Pubs and off-licences would sell spirits to be consumed on or off the premises from barrels such as this.
English, circa 1840 - 1880
H: 15cm (5.9")Di: 12cm (4.7")
Victorian (1837 to 1901), Unknown