Firkin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1915

GUSN

GUSN-51294

Description

Of circular staved form with inverted "U" shaped tabs on each side of the rim with rectangular cutouts. The slightly tapered sides are held in place by interlocking bentwood laps. The interior is painted white and the exterior green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
bentwood
painting (coating)
staves (boards)
wood (plant material)
Painted
Staved
Bentwood
BUCKET

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.875 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1171A-C