All boxes, copper & iron tack, and peg construction, in very good original condition, all
with straight seams except the powder blue box, third from bottom…lid with gothic
finger; no breaks or losses. The whitish box with grayish tint, second from top displays
some paint flaking/losses to one area; yellow box, sixth down from top in original
surface history…old mustard yellow over red. One inscribed “cream of tartar”, another
with paper label for “pimento”; another impressed with “Winchendon, Massachusetts”
maker’s stamp. Provenance: Mountain Crest Antiques, Hadley. Massachusetts, 2001.
(Stack height: 33.5"; smallest diameter: 4.625"; largest diameter: 10.5")
Northeastern white pine (Height at handle: 20.5"; height: 14.5"; base diameter: 15")
The bands/hoops taper to single fingers; tapered wood handle secured by wooden buttons; tack
and clinched copper nails securing staves. Perfect size for stack foundation.
This ash bucket is in old grungy green paint, possibly original. The tapering handles swings on turned button-head pegs; two good size pegs secure the bottom bentwood band. Top and bottom display maker’s marks. (Extremely minor imperfections; Height: 10"; diameter: 9.75")
Molded top over case of twelve drawers, the case resting on applied bracket base
(One partial foot restored; minor imperfections to a few drawer lip-corners; the back feet are joined by bracket which is not original; the feet are original; glue blocks replaced, else fine and original; H: 20.75"; W: 16"; D: 9.5")
Iron tack and peg construction, opposing fingers; original blue paint, heavy patina
appearing deep green thinning to blue. The base is fine; wood loss to top rim above
finger, closed shrinkage fissure at one end, else fine.
(Height: 2.5"; width: 6.25"; depth: 4.5")
A pine stave sugar bucket with two bands, each with tapered finger; swing handle pivoting on wooden pins with button terminus. The original black paint has a very nice patina; great condition. It is odd that this bucket has no lid, however, there are no witness shadows suggesting that it ever had a lid and the rim is entirely painted; patina is consistent. (Height at handle: 13"; H: 9.75-"; base diameter: 9.75".)
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A mid to late 19th century large paint decorated Lehnware coopered water bucket by Joseph L. Lehn of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Arched wire bail handle with turned wooden grip. The interior is painted white, exterior painted with an overall grained orangish-red color over a salmon ground having a distinct and unusual diagonal tendril-like combed decoration. Two iron bands contain the staves; bands are painted black and are centered by fine mustard yellow stripes; decorated with hand painted red and cream pussy willow designs and green leaves on a yellow undulating stem; handle tabs are painted black. (In generally good condition having minor imperfections commensurate with time and use; height: 7"; height at handle: 12"; diameter: 9")
Finely constructed cooper made at Bucket Town; pine with tapered sides and tapered ash hoops that are secured by copper tacks; the head secured by tiny wooden pegs. The beautifully tapered handle is affixed by buttons that are let into staves.
(Very Good condition; H: 12", diameter: 11.5")
A tack and peg constructed storage box with pine top and bottom; bent maple sides joined by four fingers facing right, secured with handmade copper tacks. The box retains full coverage paint and is in excellent condition.
(Dimensions: 4.5" H, 11.75" W, 8.25" D.)
As depicted, tapered sides, stave construction with wire and turned wood bail handle; three single finger bands and sheet iron diamond shaped escutcheon plates. Beautiful and original green paint with dry patina. Minor imperfections such as the addition of a band tack and a staple to lower band...tiny partial tip loss to lower band. (H: 4.75"; base diameter: 4.75".)
Staved bucket with tapered hoops having flared bail handle secured by bold buttons. The pail remains in fine condition and has developed a wonderful dry patina.
(H: 10"; base diameter: 9.75"; top: 9 1/8".)
As depicted, tapered sides, stave construction with wire and turned wood bail handle; three single finger bands and sheet iron round escutcheon plates. Beautiful old blue paint with dry patina. Tack and peg construction.
(H: 6.5"; base diameter: 7")
637-26 - SOLD
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