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Firkin and Cover

1991.570AB (RS20855)

Description

Small firkin with turned tapering body; thick band at base and top; pegs hold swing handle in place; fitted cover with interwoven laps; painted blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
buckets (vessels)
cookware
Firkin
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
4 (H), 4 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.570AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2521

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