Butter cooler

Butter cooler
Title
Butter cooler
Date 
1910-1915
Medium 
Silver plate, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 16.5 cm ) Part (glass insert): 4 7/8 x 3/4 in. (12.4 x 1.9 cm)
Description 
Cast silver plated nickel-copper butter cooler with a molded glass insert; circular, bowl shaped base with convex sides and a horizontal rim with two repoussé gadrooned bands, one around the rim and one around the foot; high, circular domed cover with a rolled edge, a band of repoussé beading above; and a concave depression around repoussé gadrooning in the center; cover surmounted by a baluster and acorn finial; molded, circular glass insert with a hole in the center, foliate decoration on the base and a beaded rim; insert rests on the base's rim; no maker's mark.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1942.680a-c
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group