SOLD – ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY FOLK ART TIN ANNIVERSARY STOVEPIPE HAT

ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY FOLK ART TIN ANNIVERSARY STOVEPIPE HAT

THIS IS A GOOD EARLY LINCOLN FOLK ART TIN ANNIVERSARY STOVEPIPE TOP HAT THAT DATES BACK TO THE 19TH CENTURY. IT WAS TINSMITH MADE AND IS IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED CONDITION WITH NO REPAIRS OR RESTORATION AND HAS A GOOD UNUSUAL STOVE PIPE FORM. ANNIVERSARY TINWARE WAS GIVEN TO LOVED ONES CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF MARRIAGE DURING THE 1800’S. THE HOLE ON TOP IS ORIGINAL AND WAS USED TO DISPLAY. MADE JUST AFTER THE CIVIL WAR AND A NICE EXAMPLE OF EARLY AMERICAN PRIMITIVE FOLK ART. MEASURES: 9″ TALL.14″ BRIM.