buffalo hide mill bucket




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Original buffalo hide bucket, industrial mill heritage from Yorkshire.
Used in the mills for centuries , the buffalo skin was valued for durability and strength. With years of usage, the leather has taken on a deep brown hue , due to lanolin seeping from the wool.
The hide was imported from Italy, where water buffalo were commonly used in agriculture.
The bucket is in good condition, with only two stitches missing from the seam. The letters L and R are painted on the side .
Very functional as storage container, waste basket or planter.
Dimensions : diameter of top 18"
height 16"

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish

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