June 18-19, 2019 Fine & Decorative Arts
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/18/2019
This nice, large canister with original cap, now in black paint over original red and gold gilt decoration, features the number "27" within C-scrolls above "EPPS'S COCAINE COCOA-NIB EXTRACT" in uppercase, further marked for "JAMES EPPS & CO. LTD. EST. 1839, 170, PICADILLY, LONDON". This nicely decorated example would make a wonderful shelf piece. The canister is in very good condition overall, with light in-use abrasion and traces of original red paint showing beneath the black. Minor, shallow denting in the lid.

Condition: (Very Good - Excellent).

Item Dimensions: 18" x 9" x 5 - 1/2".
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EPPSS COCAINE DECORATED CANISTER.
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,091.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
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