Fire Bucket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-3203

Description

Rolled circular rim on a "U" shaped body; the rim is painted red and the body is painted green and decorated with an eagle, shields and banner above inscriptions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Device, Fire Protection
Bucket, Fire
Leather
Machine Sewn
Painted
Bucket, Fire

Inscription

Painted on the front and back: ""Columbian/Eagle/Fire Society Bery/Smith/1827 No. 1"" The name of the Boston maker ""Fenno"" is also branded.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Fenno, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

12.75 (H), 8.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.986

Places

Massachusetts (United States)