Caster

Object Number: 
1937.11d.1-2
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver plate, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 7.9 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Wrought and seamed Sheffield silver-plate caster; urn-shaped body with a pierced band of ovals around the center; body seated on a high, circular, stepped foot; circular, domed cover with a molded band around the edge and circular piercing all over the dome; cobalt-blue glass liner; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This cruet service descended to the donor through either the Ketchum or Morris families.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadawalder Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group