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Pair of Painted Leather Fire Buckets

Auction:
2337
Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$9,988$8,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Pair of Painted Leather Fire Buckets probably North Andover, Massachusetts, c. 1797, both fire buckets with "S. OSGOOD COMMON SAFETY 1797"in black lettering around an an oval cartouche centered with a polychrome painted scene of a house in a landscape, surrounded by painted scrolls, on a black ground (paint losses, replaced leather handle loop), ht. 17 in.

Note: The name of Osgood was a prominent name in the North Andover, Massachusetts, area.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

North Andover, Massachusetts, Andover, Massachusetts, Bucket, Fire sand bucket

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