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Caster set

Description

Castor set consisting of four bottles in blown, clear glass on a shallow metal stand. .1 = stand, silver-plate over copper. Rectangular base with rounded edges and shallow sides, decorated with pressed band of wary ribbing. Vertical metal frame holds four bottles with finger grip at top. Four ball feet on bottom corners. .2-.5 = Glass condiment bottles, each with all over diagonal dimple pattern. Each with cylindrical body. Each with visible pontil mark. .2a-spice bottle, b. perforated copper lid, domed with finial. .3a-oil/vinegar bottle. Neck shaped to form pouring spout. b. stopper with spherical, fluted finial. .4a - dry condiment bottle with wide neck and flaring rim, b. tall cylindrical lid with spherical finial. .5a- oil/vinegar bottle, neck shaped to form pouring spout. b. stopper with spherical, fluted finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Material
blown glass
copper (metal)
glass (material)
pressed glass
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
blown glass
Caster
casters (vessels)
copper (metal)
glass (material)
pressed glass
silver (metal)
Vessel, Condiment
Dimensions
6 7/8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.594
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
180110

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