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Altar Cruet

1950.464 (RS104236)

Description

Altar cruet with pear-shaped body on stemmed foot, hinged cover with wedge thumb piece, and flat spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800
Circa
Inscriptions
"V" (scratched)
Location of origin
France
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Possibly France
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
altar cruets
Cruet
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5 x 3 1/4 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.464
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45203

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