Caster

Caster

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Description
Goblet-shaped caster on a flared and molded, circular pedestal base with screwed-on, high-domed, perforated cover having an acorn finial, pierced holes arranged into four diamonds, and two molded bands at rim. Plain body marked "BK" bewteen two abstract outlines; horizontal seam below shoulder. No other marks. Large lump of caked salt inside.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
caster
Object Type
Shaker
date made
1800 - 1825
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
salt (contents material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.388334B
catalog number
388334B
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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