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Bucket with Handle

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Wood, iron, metal, and paint
  • Place Manufactured: Pennsylvania, United States
  • DATES ca. 1885
    DIMENSIONS Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm) Diameter: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION 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)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.75.21.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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