Caster set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1857-1862

GUSN

GUSN-18995

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

Descriptive Terms

casters (vessels)
sets (groups)
britannia metal
cutting (dividing)
embossing
glass (material)
vine scrolls
Britannia
Glass
Embossed
Cut
Vine
SET, CASTER

Inscription

Embossed on bottom of stand: ""ROGERS, SMITH & Co/ HARTFORD, CT/ No 100"" Merchandise bearing the name of Hartford used from 1857-1862.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Rogers, Smith & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New Haven, CT, USA

Dimensions

15.25 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1998.1114A-F

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Connecticut (United States)