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Caster

1991.521 (RS21519)

Description

Brass caster with a domed, perforated top with a finial above a baluster shaped body (like a pepper shaker) of Geogian style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cast
Caster
casters (vessels)
casting (process)
Georgian
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Perforated
Dimensions
6 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.521
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2495

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