Altar Cruet

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800

GUSN

GUSN-45203

Description

Altar cruet with pear-shaped body on stemmed foot, hinged cover with wedge thumb piece, and flat spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

altar cruets
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Cruet

Inscription

"V" (scratched)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

5 x 3 1/4 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.464

Date

1800 (Circa)

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly France