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Cruet

Description

Mahogany stand with five-lobed slightly dished base with molded edge. Central turned baluster with beaded brass C-shaped bale handle at top; bulbous turned supports at gore of each lobe holds medial five-lobed ring; stand holds five bulbous-shaped condiment bottles; each bottle elliptical bulbous shape with central cut diamond pattern band between ring-etched neck and fluted bottom; on scalloped circular foot with star cut underneath; all with silver caps, two of which are pierced; caps with turned finials.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Marked ""EL"" on caps.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cruet
cruets (condiment vessels)
Diamond
Glass
glass (material)
lozenges
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Wedding
weddings
Dimensions
10.875 (H), 6.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.402.4
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4101

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