08-13-2017 08-13-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3022M Marlborough
August 13, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Leather George Washington Memorial Fire Bucket

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 13, 2017 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Leather George Washington Memorial Fire Bucket, John Fenno, Boston, Massachusetts, late 18th/early 19th century, black-painted bucket with red edge, the front painted with a scene showing a white urn with large "W" on the front, all inside a scrolled frame, the top inscribed "PROTECTION IN DANGER," the bottom inscribed "JOHN HARRISON," the back marked twice with makers mark "I.FENNO" in sunken cartouche, (handle detached, but present), ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Descended through the Harrison family of Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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