Bucket with Handle
On View: American Identities: A New Look, Making Art: Centennial Era, 5th Floor
Wood, iron, metal, and paint
Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Diameter: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
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Joseph Long Lehn (1789-1892). Bucket with Handle, ca. 1885. Wood, iron, metal, and paint, Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 75.21. Creative Commons-BY
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Tapering cylindrical wooden form with red painted exterior and white painted interior. Sides are comprised of twelve vertical staves joined by three horizontal metal bands. Hand-painted bands with floral vine motif in green, white, red, and yellow on a black ground. Iron swing handle features turned wood holder.
CONDITION - Good, overall paint loss and cracks in red paint and on bands; top two bands have slipped down; bottom band has rusted.
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