Unusual "Mint Julep" box, cellaret or bottle case, attributed Kentucky, walnut with poplar secondary, dovetail and square nail construction. Rectangular hinged dovetailed cover lifts to reveal a compartment with storage space for mint julep cups or other liquor related items, over a full length drawer. Locks on both compartments with brass escutcheons and bail handles to each side. Included are four (4) Stieff pewter reproduction julep cups (20th c.). 8 3/4" H x 15" W x 9 1/2" D. Circa 1840. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection. Ex- Monty Young Antiques. CONDITION: Bottom interior board is a possible replacement. Hinges reset. Some staining to top.
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