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Fire Bucket

1971.586AB (RS117615)

Description

A) Cylindrical leather tapered body; leather bail handle; back painted in vertical stripes; scroll painted on front. B) Bag: muslin, rectangular, open at top, drawstring enclosure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1925-1950
Inscriptions
A) Front inscribed ""No. 1/R.May/F.F.S/1789."" B) Stencilled in black paint across the front ""No. 2/R.May/F.F.S./1789""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
leather
muslin
painting (coating)
tanning
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BUCKET, FIRE
buckets (vessels)
Leather
leather
muslin
Muslin
Painted
painting (coating)
Tanned
tanning
Dimensions
13.5 (H), 9.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.586AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5220

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