Firkin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2143

Description

Blue painted cylindrical form with fitted cover, wooden swing handle; of stave construction held by wood hoops with tapering laps secured with brass tacks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
cookware
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
FIRKIN

Inscription

Hand-lettered label in ink and paint on cardboard, front side, secured with iron tacks: ""BUCKWEAT"" [sic].

Associated Building

Used At House of the Seven Gables (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.154A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

12 1/5 (H), 12 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.154AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)