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Painted Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1638
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Leather Fire Bucket, New England, early 19th century, the bucket with painted inscription "No 2.H. HILDRETH/F.S./1812," with white floral decoration, over older painted inscription, ht. 13 1/4 in.

Note: The fire bucket is related to Hosea Hildreth, principal of Deerfield Academy.
Estimate $400-600

Handle detached on the left side.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Hosea Hildreth, Bucket, Containers, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Fire bucket, Food packaging, Geography of Massachusetts

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