Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Both early to mid 19th century, the cooler a square form with corinthian column corners and foliate shaped lid, on four compressed ball feet (21 1/2 x 11 x 11 in.) (Some chipping to lower back right corner, and to fitted area under lid; missing spigot, some rusting to spout fitting); the oak stand with fluted skirt and on four straight legs (22 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.) (some shrinkage cracks and surface wear and water stains to top; scattered nicks and old insect damage).The Caroline Faison Antiques Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina
The cooler was likely used as a beverage cooler for garden banquet or social gathering.
Some chipping to lower back right corner of cooler, and to fitted area under lid; missing spigot, some rusting to spout fitting; stand with shrinkage cracks and surface wear to top, scattered nicks to legs, old insect damage.