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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, each w/ overlapping finger joints secured by cut nails. Conforming flat circular lid. Broad ash bail handle secured w/ wooden peg.

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
13.875 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.193
GUSN
25008

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