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Object Name: Butter cooler, cover, and stand
Date: mid-nineteenth century
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall (with cover and stand): 5 × 6 1/4 × 5 in. (12.7 × 15.9 × 12.7 cm)
Place made, possibly: England
Place made, possibly: North America
Description: Colorless cut lead glass butter cooler, cover, and stand; oval bowl cut with strawberry diamonds and fans on the flared rim and and on the body a horizontal band of pointed arches filled with strawberry diamonds or stars; oval domed lid with knop cut with panels and strawberry diamonds and a horizontal band of pointed arches filled with strawberry diamonds or stars; oval stand with scalloped rim cut with strawberry diamonds and fans and bottom cut with radiating rays.
Credit Line: Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number: 1936.695a-c
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According to the accession records, this object belonged to either Abigail Cornell (1766-1854) who married Israel Corse in 1810, or to Angeline Burr, wife of Morris Ketchum (1796-1880).

Bibliography:

Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.