Firkin and Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2521

Description

Small firkin with turned tapering body; thick band at base and top; pegs hold swing handle in place; fitted cover with interwoven laps; painted blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
cookware
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
maple (wood)
Maple
Painted
Firkin

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.570A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

4 (H), 4 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.570AB