Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Firkin, Shaker

1850-1900


Object Place: Sabbathday Lake, Maine, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.34a-b

Medium or Technique

White pine, birch rings and handle

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Inscription

In pencil on bottom: "25"

Provenance

Part of a collection of Shaker materials begun by Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts; the Tibbets collection was inherited by their daughter and augmented by Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight, Marblehead, Massachusetts; 1967, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Knight to the MFA (Accession date: January 11, 1967); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA, ownership transferred to the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum, Sabbathday Lake, Maine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight - Collection of Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts