Bucket or Firkin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4556

Description

Tapering cylindrical wooden storage bucket with pine staves and ash bands; pointed overlapping joints secured with iron brads and staples; two bands at base and one near top where ash bale handle attaches to sides with dowels with knob shaped ends; similar conforming pine and ash circular top fitted over staves of body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
cookware
ash (wood)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Ash
Iron
BUCKET

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.625 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.763AB