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 wine & spirit merchants would sell spirits to be consumed on or off the premises from barrels such as this.
English, circa 1840 - 1880
H: 15" (38.1 cm)Di: 12" (30.5 cm)
Victorian (1837 to 1901), Unknown