Bucket with Handle
Decorative Arts and Design
Wood, iron, metal, and paint
Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Diameter: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
Tapering cylindrical wooden form with red painted exterior and white painted interior. Sides are comprised of twelve vertical staves joined by three horizontal metal bands. Hand-painted bands with floral vine motif in green, white, red, and yellow on a black ground. Iron swing handle features turned wood holder.
CONDITION - Good, overall paint loss and cracks in red paint and on bands; top two bands have slipped down; bottom band has rusted.
This item is not on view
Attributed to Joseph Long Lehn (1789-1892). Bucket with Handle, ca. 1885. Wood, iron, metal, and paint, Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 75.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.75.21.jpg)
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