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Fire Bucket

1991.988 (RS21472)

Description

Rolled circular rim on a 'U'-shaped body; the rim is painted black and the body is painted red and decorated with a yellow and gold banner with swag ends inscribed "W.O. Smith" in black; below is inscribed "No. 2 1832"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Painted on the front is: ""W.O. Smith/No.2/1832""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BUCKET, FIRE
buckets (vessels)
leather
Leather
Machine Sewn
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Dimensions
13 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.988
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3205

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