Caster

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-45200

Description

Pewter salt shaker (one of a pair of pewter salt and pepper shakers); holes on top and sides arranged in two diamond-shaped patterns separated by a vertical line of holes; fillets around base, mid-section and under holes; acorn finial on rounded top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

casters (vessels)
saltshakers
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Condiment
Caster
Caster

Additional Identification Number

1950.459A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 2 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.459.1

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Probably Germany