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Caster

Object Number: 
INV.14288ab
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 19.7 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "STERLING/ 3615"
Description: 
Cast silver caster; baluster-shaped body on an applied, cast, stepped, splayed foot; plain applied band at the contraflexure; molded band applied around the rim; high, octagonal, domed cover with applied, cast flange; above flange, are six ovoid panels of pierced geometric shapes; applied, cast, circular, stepped disk on the top of cover, surmounted by an applied, beaded finial above; stamped, "STERLING" on the base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group