Signed "S. Sawyer, No1. and 1823" . . . Polychrome paint in shades of Red, Gold, Yellow, and Brown on a Windsor Green bucket with a red rim. Original leather handle is intact and in excellent condition as is the bucket with no breaks and only a slight "slump"to one side.
Found in a Portland, Maine attic where it descended down through the family until recently coming on the market. Flourish decoration with Banner and name on the front. Surface is alligatored, most likely from exposure to heat. Size is 12-3/4" high x 8" wide at the top