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Firkin

Description

Vertical board stays w/ ash or oak horizontal bands. Circular body w/ straight sides slightly canted out to a recessed circular bottom. One ash band at top and two at bottom of body, w/ overlapping finger joints secured w/ cut nails. Broad ash bail handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Material
ash (wood)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
buckets (vessels)
cookware
FIRKIN
Oak
oak (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
11.5 x 12.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.191
GUSN
25005

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