Cruet

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4104

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

Descriptive Terms

cruets (condiment vessels)
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
silver (metal)
lozenges
weddings
Silver
Glass
Mahogany
Painted
Wedding
Diamond
Cruet

Inscription

Marked ""EL"" on caps.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

10.875 (H), 6.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.402.7