Spill Holder

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3010

Description

Of rectangular form with a raised, shaped back board pierced with a diamond-shaped hanging hole on the holder which has a bowed mid-section "U" shaped top inlayed with quarter rounds and stars, and a square base under the fan shaped projection inlayed with a star and circle. The sides are inlayed with circles and diamonds. It is of peg construction and holds spills.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spill holders
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
lozenges
maple (wood)
stars
Maple
Mahogany
Inlaid
Diamond
Star
Circle
HOLDER, SPILL

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13.5 x 1.875 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1495