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Caster Stand

1986.759 (RS24869)

Description

It has a cast loop shaped handle with a beaded edge and floriform "spurs", on twisted shaft with a bell shaped terminus. It is disc-shaped at the waist, with five connected rings and undulating ribbon-like guard at ring perimeter all on a trumpet shaped base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
britannia metal
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
casting (process)
cruet stands
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Slip Cast
STAND, CRUET
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10.125 x 5.875 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.759
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51108

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