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Vegetable Bucket (Groenten Emmer)

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
The metal bucket is enamelled in green on the outside and grey on the inside. It has a plain handle.
Size
H25cm x Diam.27cm at bucket opening tapering to 18cm at base.
Object Registration
3807
Historical information
Vegetables buckets were used to collect vegetables from the garden, greengrocer or other supplier.
Significance
The item speaks of a time when people either grew their own food or bought it from delivery carts.
Inscriptions & Markings
The word "GROENTEN" (vegetables) in white enameling underlined by 3 gold rings that go right around the bucket.
Last updated
27 Feb 2018 at 11:42AM