Lot 35
  • 35

PAIR OF PAINTED LEATHER CEREMONIAL FIRE BUCKETS, NEW ENGLAND, CIRCA 1808

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • Inscribed T. Leigh and dated 1808
  • leather
  • Height 12 1/2 in. by Diameter 8 1/2 in.
Inscribed T. Leigh., No. 1, No. 2, 1808.

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware.

Condition

Some abrasions. Both retain original handles. Wear commensurate with age and use.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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