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Caster set

1998.1114A-F (RS21730)

Description

Britannia caster set: stand and 5 cut glass bottles; grapevine decoration on stand; lobed base w/ cut-out design on holder. B & D) Taller bottles--both w/ metal lids. C) Smaller bottle w/ metal lid. E & F) Long neck bottles w/ glass stoppers.

Details

Maker
Rogers, Smith & Co. (Maker)
Date
1857-1862
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom of stand: ""ROGERS, SMITH & Co/ HARTFORD, CT/ No 100"" Merchandise bearing the name of Hartford used from 1857-1862.
Location of origin
New Haven, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
britannia metal
cutting (dividing)
embossing
glass (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
casters (vessels)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Embossed
embossing
Glass
glass (material)
SET, CASTER
sets (groups)
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
15.25 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1114A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
18995
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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