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Fire bucket

Description

Cylindrical form with straight sides curving into base. Leather covered rope handle attached to two rings at rim. Hand stitched throughout. Marked "H.G. OTIS./ 1834" in faded gold paint. Body painted in bronze green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1834
Material
iron (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
stitching
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BUCKET, FIRE
buckets (vessels)
Hand Stitched
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Painted
painting (coating)
stitching
Dimensions
12 7/8 (H), 8 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.10
GUSN
17208

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