Vintage Wooden Firkin Sewing Storage Bucket

Vintage Wooden Firkin Sewing Storage Bucket

Regular price $80.00


Product Description:  This worn, firkin style staved bucket with tapered sides was once used as a sewing container. It features three bands with 3 tapered finger construction and a snug fitting lid. The bentwood, swing arm handle is securely attached by two, mushroom dowel rods.  Inside you will find a wooden, corner shelf with three spindles which the previous owner once held two of their early Coat’s O.N.T threaded spools and one pin cushion and a display of Gold Eye needles, all which was acquired with the piece.  An earlier, practical collectible with wonderful patina and a primitive used appearance.

Circa:  Possibly 1910’s – 1930’s

Height:  9 ½ inches (to top of lid, excluding handle)
Diameter:  9 ¾ inches (top), 10 ½ inches (bottom)

Product Weight:  3 pounds 4 ounces

Material:  Wood, Metal

Color:  Brown tones

Markings:  No visible signatures or markings

Origin:  U.S.A.

Condition:  Previously owned – used.  No repairs.  Side slats are secure with very little movement.  Handle swings freely. Moderate to dark patina, surface wear with scratches.  Missing label on front leaving a mark.  Lid fits snug although the round, center insert does not fit flat within the outer ring and has some movement but still contained. May be slightly warped.  Some wear on the sides of the outer ring (as shown).

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