AMERICAN PAINTED TREEN LARGE SUGAR BUCKET WITH COVER, coopered pine staves, finger-lapped bentwood bands, and ash bail handle. Original dry red- and mustard-painted surfaces. Fourth quarter 19th century. 22" HOA, 14 1/2" H (cover), 14 1/4" diameter (cover). Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Very good condition overall, break and small loss to one lower band, both lower bands with losses of original tacks and retacking.