Covered Bucket or Pail

Description:

Plain cylindrical bucket or pail with wire bail handle and friction-fit, low-domed, molded cover with arched strap handle. Body is made in three parts, two sides joined by folded vertical seams and a flat bottom with folded edge. Cover has an overhanging folded edge and soft-soldered lapped-seam flange. Bail handle loops around ears riveted beneath the wire-rolled rim at seams. No marks.

Date Made: late 19th or early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.251349.0167Catalog Number: 251349.0167Accession Number: 251349

Object Name: bucketpail

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)iron wire (rims; handle material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 20.955 cm x 20.6375 cm x 20.0025 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0cd6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_310669

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