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Caster

Caster

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Description
Handleless, cylindrical caster on cove-molded base with screwed-on, low-domed, perforated cover having twelve alternating lines of three and five pierced holes radiating from center; no finial. Small crescents or other shapes stamped in two rows around upper half of body and one around base. Three incised concentric circles on underside of inset flat bottom. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
caster
Object Type
Shaker
date made
ca 1800
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.85
catalog number
1986.0027.85
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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