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Cooler

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Cooler

Artist: Noah White (active Utica, New York, 1838-1849)

Date: 1838-1849
Medium: Stoneware
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 5/8 × 9in. (39.7 × 22.9cm)
Markings: Impressed: "N. WHITE, UTICA"
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object number: 86.67.4
Label Text
Coolers such as this one were used as dispensers for cider, wine, and liquors in taverns. Unlike water coolers, the coolers for alcoholic beverages were designed so that they could be securely closed to retain the flavor of their contents.