Fire Bucket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3205

Description

Rolled circular rim on a 'U'-shaped body; the rim is painted black and the body is painted red and decorated with a yellow and gold banner with swag ends inscribed "W.O. Smith" in black; below is inscribed "No. 2 1832"

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
leather
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Leather
Machine Sewn
Painted
BUCKET, FIRE

Inscription

Painted on the front is: ""W.O. Smith/No.2/1832""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.988

Places

Massachusetts (United States)