Covered Bucket or Pail

Description
Plain cylindrical bucket or pail with a wire bail handle with wood grip and a friction-fit conical cover with arched, molded strap handle. Body made in three parts, the sides from a narrow strip and wide piece joined by vertical folded seams, and the flat bottom has a folded edge. Cover has a folded seam top with overhanging folded edge and soft-soldered, lapped-seam flange. Bail handle loops around ears riveted beneath the wire-rolled rim of the pail. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; handle material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 22.5425 cm x 25.0825 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
DL*245425.0275
catalog number
245425.0275
accession number
245425
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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