Fire bucket

Object Number: 
INV.133
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Leather, rope, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 10 in. ( 53.3 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
typewritten: on exhibition label found with object: "Leather Fire Bucket, early 19th century / owned by the Rev. James Scrimgeour of / Newburgh, New York / Gift of James A. Scrymse[sic], 1916" painted: on side: "J. Scrimgeour" newspaper clipping: affixe
Description: 
Cylindrical black leather fire bucket with "J. Scrimgeour" painted in gold on one side; leather-encased rope rim and handle.
Gallery Label: 
This fire bucket originally belonged to Rev. James Scrimgeour of Newburgh, New York, a distant relative of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James A. Scrymser, 1916
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group