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Cruet set

Cruet set
Title
Cruet set
Date 
1870-1880
Medium 
Glass, silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 7 in. ( 29.2 x 17.8 cm )
Description 
Cruet set with five lead glass containers, blown in a three-part mold, with copper-wheel engraved decoration consisting of floral sprays and blossoms, in revolving silver-plated stand with pedestal and screw-on handle; handle of inverted triangular shape with rounded top and pierced foliage; containers fitted into holes in circular stand; apron with Japanese-inspired machine-engraved design of clover and flowers; mustard pot (b) with nonexistent neck, inset lip at waist, cylindrical body, and metal cap with finial and slot; casters (c-d) with concave cylindrical neck, sloping shoulders, concave body above inset lip at waist and cylindrical body below, (c) with remains of metal cap; cruet (e) with flared rim, cylindrical neck, sloping shoulders, concave body above inset lip at waist and cylindrical body below; cruet (f) with flared and folded in rim, cylindrical neck, sloping shoulders, inset lip at waist and cylindrical body.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Object Number 
1948.326a-f
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group