21 June 2004
A COLLECTION OF SIX GEORGE III LEATHER FIRE BUCKETS
Painted with green bands
11 in. (28 cm.) high (6)
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These buckets may well be amongst the 'Fire Engine, Buckets and Pipes 12.12.0', 'Brewhouse 2 pump buckets.. 0.11.0' and 'House Maid's water Closet 6 Water Buckets 0.9.6.' recorded in the 1795 Inventory.
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Please note that this lot is not illustrated in the catalogue.
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