C. M. Ponder Wooden Barrel

Title

C. M. Ponder Wooden Barrel

Subject

Wooden barrel

Description

Wood barrel. 21 slats of varying width. Iron bands top and bottom, held in place with nails bent inside. Iron ring 6.5” down from the top. Missing ring evident from stains about 6.5” up from the bottom. Wooden lid stenciled “C. M. PONDER, GREER,S.C.” No bottom lid. Ponder’s Ice Cream Company was started in 1905 and became a staple of the Greer downtown for decades.

Format

28-5/8” tall, 18.75” lid diameter.

Identifier

1996.9.1

Nomenclature

Category 07: Distribution & Transportation Objects
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