Wood, metal, paint, gilding
Overall: 32 x 30 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. ( 81.3 x 76.8 x 39.4 cm )
Wooden fire engine condenser case; half-cylindrical form with overhanging top and painted image on front framed by arch over pilasters, with keystone decorated with 13 applied metal stars above carved eagle, and carved and gilded oak branch ornament applied to spandrels; painted image includes male figure mounted on horseback in center foreground, with second figure on horseback slightly further back on the right.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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