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Fire Bucket

1971.587AB (RS117616)

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. 2/R.May/F.F.S/1789."" B) Stencilled in black paint across the front ""No. 1/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
13.375 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.587AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5221

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