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Bucket or Firkin

1977.764 (RS117078)

Description

Tapering cylindrical wooden storage bucket with pine staves and oak bands; pointed overlapping joints secured with iron brads; one band at base and one below top edge where oak handle attaches to sides with wooden dowels with knob ends; wood unfinished and unpainted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
BUCKET
buckets (vessels)
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
Oak
oak (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
12.75 (H), 14.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.764
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4557

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