Caster

Caster

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Description
Urn-shaped caster on flared circular pedestal base with banded foot topped by a plain, domed screw cap having one pierced hole at center. Body notched around shoulder at juncture of its short, flared neck with deep, rounded lower body. No marks.
Casters with covers lacking multiple holes are thought to have been used as a spice pots.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
caster
Date made
DELETE
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 10.795 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.72
catalog number
1986.0027.72
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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