c19th brassbound oak fireside log or peat bucket

C19th brass-bound oak fire-side log or peat bucket.



Item Ref

ML 1611


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.
H 16"
D 16"
W 16"
England or Ireland c. 1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1611


Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 40 cm (16")
Depth = 40 cm (16")

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