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Painted Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
2482
Lot:
513
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Painted Leather Fire Bucket, America, early 19th century, painted black with red collar decorated at center with an anchor in a shield-shaped reserve, indistinct painted lettering "UNITED F.S. NO 1/1819/M. ----", (paint wear), ht. to top of collar 13 in.
Estimate $300-500

Some stitching losses on one side of handle.

Keywords

Bucket, Fire sand bucket, Heraldry, Leather

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