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

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E

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)