C19th brass-bound oak fire-side log or peat bucket.
Smart coopered triple brass-ringed oak bucket of good proportions fitted with brass lion-mask ring handles . Tightly-staved oak construction with a 'chip-carved' serrated top-edge. Good heavy-gauge brass bindings with aged patination and screwed positioning . The brass lion-masks portraying a regal imperious expression with well-cast detail and patina, fitted with decorative rings.
Excellent piece of fire-side furniture in good original condition . The wood-work having been cleaned and waxed , whilst the metal-work remains untouched, and retains its aged colour and patina.
Possibly of Irish origin.
England or Ireland c. 1870
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Internal Ref: ML 1611 ...show less description
Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 40 cm (16")
Depth = 40 cm (16")
Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the 19th Century (1801 - 1900).