Firkin with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2350

Description

A tapering, round, staved form with flat, fitted cover; "fingered" lap on bucket with arched swing handle hold with "button"-shaped wood pegs. Two-fingered hoop laps secured with brass tacks hold staves of bucket. All painted dingy yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
cookware
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
staves (boards)
pine (wood)
Pine
Oak
Painted
Staved
FIRKIN

Inscription

Pencil under cover: B-/5-/Aug 37 Pencil at base: 5759/356-

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

9.625 (H), 9.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.367