Item Number: UR-03
Approximate Size: 10″ D – 7″ H
Production Dates: 1917 to mid-1920s
This item was only produced for a few years and is considered to be a rare item. It was also known as the “Hotel Ice Tub”. Of all the ice-holding vessels in the American pattern, the Hotel Cracked Ice is the largest. It has a holding capacity of approximately 10½ pints. This item was not inexpensive when it debuted, costing almost three times as much as the Large Ice Tub. I would imagine that the hotel trade, the fortunate … or the wealthy, were among the initial owners of such a grand piece.
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