Ice Pail on Stand (one of a pair)

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The Hampton estate featured not just one but two ice houses in the historic period, a sign of the Ridgely family’s wealth and lifestyle. Ice pails could bring this luxury item to the dining room in style.

Glass. H 13, Dia 19.7 cm; H 3.2, Dia 21.6 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 4172, 4173