Cruet Set

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Description
Cruet set consisting of a circular stand with central circular handle on flared pedestal base; the handle shaft is fitted below its middle with a revolving frame of six equal-size rings that holds six, clear, colorless, faceted cylindrical, glass bottles (two cruets, two casters, one mustard jar, and one broken off at its neck). Cylindrical frame enclosing bottle rings has a decorative band at center bordered with beading. Additional bead moldings on base and around foot ring. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850-1900
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall, frame: 13 3/8 in x 7 in; 33.9725 cm x 17.78 cm
overall, bottle w/o stopper: 6 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 17.145 cm x 5.715 cm
overall, bottle w/ stopper: 8 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 22.5425 cm x 5.715 cm
overall, broken bottle: 5 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.715 cm
overall, shakers, each: 7 in x 2 1/4 in; 17.78 cm x 5.715 cm
overall, mustard bottle: 5 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.61.0063
accession number
121578
catalog number
61.0063
Credit Line
Gift of Harriette Q. Gardner (Mrs. Daniel Gardner)
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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