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Fire bucket

Description

Cylindrical form with straight sides which curve into circular base. Leather covered rope handle attached to two metal rings at rim. Hand stitching throughout. Body painted green, red interior; marked "IN.SUIS.NON.FALLITUR" in black on white banner above burning ship on exterior.

Details

Maker
Fenno, John (Maker)
Date
ca. 1796
Inscriptions
""Saml/ Torrey./ 1796"" in yellow, inside cartouche framed w/ foliage. ""I.FENNO"" impressed near single side seam.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
iron (metal)
leather
paint (coating)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E; Protective Devices
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bucket, Fire
buckets (vessels)
Device, Fire Protection
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Paint
paint (coating)
Dimensions
11.188 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.43A
GUSN
17385

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