Fire Bucket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1925-1950

GUSN

GUSN-5221

Description

A) Cylindrical leather tapered body; leather bail handle; back painted in vertical stripes; scroll painted on front. B) Bag: muslin, rectangular, open at top, drawstring enclosure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckets (vessels)
leather
muslin
painting (coating)
tanning
Leather
Muslin
Tanned
Painted
BUCKET, FIRE

Inscription

A) Front inscribed ""No. 2/R.May/F.F.S/1789."" B) Stencilled in black paint across the front ""No. 1/R.May/F.F.S./1789""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13.375 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.587AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)