Overall: 30 x 19 x 12 1/2 in. ( 76.2 x 48.3 x 31.8 cm )
painted: at top of panel: "PAINTED 1830. / Samuel Moore. / Foreman. / C. V. Anderson. / Assistant."
painted: at bottom of panel: "Engine 9"
Wooden fire engine condenser case; half-cylindrical form with painted allegorical scene featuring crowned male figure with trident (Neptune) seated in a scallop shell upon the waves receiving a sextant from a winged female figure that hovers above him alongside another female figure seated next to a child and holding an infant; a cornucopia, a globe, and other scientific tools are pictured adjacent to female figures.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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