Bucket or Firkin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-4557

Description

Tapering cylindrical wooden storage bucket with pine staves and oak bands; pointed overlapping joints secured with iron brads; one band at base and one below top edge where oak handle attaches to sides with wooden dowels with knob ends; wood unfinished and unpainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
cookware
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
Oak
BUCKET

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.75 (H), 14.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.764