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Ice Bucket

1941.374AB (RS219944)

Description

Two part cylindrical ice bucket or cooler. Long, cylindrical cover (A) fits over the shorter bodied bucket base (B). Interior of both cover and base is pewter or lead, lined with a soft woody material (bamboo or cork?), a layer of paper and, lastly, an exterior layer of red fabric. The cover has a small metal ring-pull handle. Accession book notes an interior glass bottle or liner "not original" to the cooler came with it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
cloth
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bucket, Ice
cloth
glass (material)
ice buckets (food service containers)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 (H), 6 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.374AB
Credit Line
Gift from Misses Frances D. and Henrietta A. Smith
GUSN
52145
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