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Fire Bucket

1991.1490 (RS21475)

Description

A leather fire bucket of tall cylindrical form tapered at the bottom, with a thick leather hanle attached with wrought iron rings and leather straps. It is sewn with string; and painted a salmon/orange around the thick rim, painted and inscribed: "W. NOYES/1830" around an eagle on the front with the maker's stamp: "I. FENNO" on the reverse.

Details

Maker
Fenno, John (Maker)
Date
1830
Inscriptions
Painted on the exterior front is: W. NOYES/1830 On the reverse is the maker's stamp: I. FENNO .
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
impressing
iron (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
string (fiber product)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E; Protective Devices
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bucket, Fire
buckets (vessels)
Device, Fire Protection
impressing
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Machine Sewn
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
string (fiber product)
People and organizations
Bayley, Clark
Dimensions
12.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1490
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3008
Related Items
Title Fire Bucket Accession number 1991.881 Notes 1991.881 BUCKET, FIRE Relationship Part of set

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