08-12-2018 08-13-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender
870

Pair of Paint-decorated Leather Fire Buckets

$9,840$8,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 13, 2018 4:30PM

Description:

Pair of Paint-decorated Leather Fire Buckets, John Fenno, Boston, Massachusetts, early 19th century, with firefighting scenes painted on both sides within a scroll frame, with banners reading "WILLIAM THURSTON," "Nil Desperandum," and "SALVATOR DIVITIARUM," buckets numbered 1 and 2, each bucket stamped twice "J.FENNO" in a sunken cartouche adjacent to the seam, later names and dates painted on the sides, ht. 12 3/4, dia. 9 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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