Painted Leather Detroit Fire Department Bucket
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Painted Leather Detroit Fire Department Bucket, Detroit, c. 1830, the fire bucket painted red with "COLBURN No. 1" in black lettering above the year "1830" in a reserve bordered with gilt and black leaves, over "D.F.Dept.," black-painted leather handle and collar, ht. to top of collar, (paint losses, craquelure, retouch), ht. 11 1/4 in.
There are some white superfluous paint drips that are overpainted with red.