Fire bucket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1796

GUSN

GUSN-17385

Description

Cylindrical form with straight sides which curve into circular base. Leather covered rope handle attached to two metal rings at rim. Hand stitching throughout. Body painted green, red interior; marked "IN.SUIS.NON.FALLITUR" in black on white banner above burning ship on exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
iron (metal)
leather
paint (coating)
Device, Fire Protection
Bucket, Fire
Leather
Paint
Iron
Bucket, Fire

Inscription

""Saml/ Torrey./ 1796"" in yellow, inside cartouche framed w/ foliage. ""I.FENNO"" impressed near single side seam.

Maker

Fenno, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

11.188 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1969.43A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)