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Bucket or Firkin

1977.763AB (RS116749)

Description

Tapering cylindrical wooden storage bucket with pine staves and ash bands; pointed overlapping joints secured with iron brads and staples; two bands at base and one near top where ash bale handle attaches to sides with dowels with knob shaped ends; similar conforming pine and ash circular top fitted over staves of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BUCKET
buckets (vessels)
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
9.625 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.763AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4556

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