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Painted Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
2431
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Painted Leather Fire Bucket, America, Warren, Rhode island, c. 1811, the bucket painted black with creamy white inscriptions "No.2 RANDALL 1811," with red-painted collar, later inscription "Warren R.I. " along back seam, (wear), ht. to top of collar, 12 in.
Estimate $400-600

replaced leather loops holding handle and secured with bolts, one of the loops broken, area on the leather collar worn through to wood hoop, spots of paint losses,

Keywords

Warren, Rhode Island, Leather

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