Copper alloy, iron and wood bucket portion. From the same vessel as 1886,112.4-5. There is a plain band of copper alloy sheet on the interior of the bucket rim, with a piece of copper alloy binding attaching it around the circumference of the rim. The outer bucket decoration if formed of three bands of copper alloy sheet. The upper band is decorated with repoussé pattern of animals, including horses. A second copper alloy sheet band covering middle body of the bucket below the rim (1886,1112.4) is decorated with a raised pattern. The third band of copper alloy sheet, near the base of the bucket (1886,1112.5), is undecorated, and reconstructed from several fragments. The handle is attached to the rim of the bucket using ball-jointed pivots. The mounts which articulate these joints are helmeted male face-masks. The handle is a semi-circular rod of iron, circular in cross-section, coated with copper alloy sheet. Copper alloy ferrules at intervals along handle. Fragments of the wooden staves remain in some areas.
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