Fire bucket

Fire bucket
Title
Fire bucket
Date 
ca. 1806
Medium 
Leather, paint, rope, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 10 x 9 in. ( 31.1 x 25.4 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Black painted leather fire bucket with leather-encased rim and handle; slightly tapered cylindrical shape; "RUFUS KING," an oval crest, and "Corner of Robinson & Church St." painted in gold on one side.
Object Number 
INV.136
Marks 
typewritten: on exhibition label found with object: "LEATHER FIRE BUCKET / OWNED BY RUFUS KING WHEN HE LIVED / AT ROBINSON AND CHURCH STREETS, / NEW YORK CITY, ABOUT 1806" painted: on side: "RUFUS KING / Corner of Robinson & Church St."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group