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Painted Leather Detroit Fire Department Bucket

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1167
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

There are some white superfluous paint drips that are overpainted with red.

Keywords

white superfluous paint drips, Bucket, Fire sand bucket, Leather

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