Model of horse-drawn hose carriage

Object Number: 
1925.90a-h
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Metal, wood, rubber, paint, textile, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 8 x 14 1/2 in. (19.7 x 20.3 x 36.8 cm)
Description: 
Model of horse-drawn hose carriage (ab) with accessories (c-h); metal chassis and wheels with red painted spokes; metal reel with openwork design wound with rubber hose; open seat made of red painted sheet metal with black leather(?) cushion, roll of blue woolen textile mounted at back, and metal gong mounted to exterior of footboard; wood and metal harness assembly; accessories include two wooden ladders with hooks, two removable lanterns (mounts located on either side of seat), and two red painted metal buckets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the heirs of Charles G. Moller, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group