Fire Bucket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-3008

Description

A leather fire bucket of tall cylindrical form tapered at the bottom, with a thick leather hanle attached with wrought iron rings and leather straps. It is sewn with string; and painted a salmon/orange around the thick rim, painted and inscribed: "W. NOYES/1830" around an eagle on the front with the maker's stamp: "I. FENNO" on the reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
impressing
iron (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
string (fiber product)
Device, Fire Protection
Bucket, Fire
Leather
Iron
Machine Sewn
Painted
Bucket, Fire

Inscription

Painted on the exterior front is: W. NOYES/1830 On the reverse is the maker's stamp: I. FENNO .

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Fire Bucket Accession Number 1991.881

Maker

Fenno, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E; Protective Devices

Dimensions

12.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1490

Places

Massachusetts (United States)