6-piece Caster Set

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Object Name: 
6-piece Caster Set
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.191
Dimensions: 
(stand) H: 26.6 cm, D: 17 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1876-1907
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur W. Guenther in memory of Mrs. Imogen Ireson Guenther
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, Brittania metal; mold-blown glass, lathe spun metal. (a) Brittania metal caster with vertical central handle, cylindrical center section with five holes for glass containers and trumpet-shaped hollow base. (B) Mustard is cylindrical shape with all over pattern of vertical rows of strawberry diamond design alternating with horizontal bars on central portion of body and vertical panels on lower third of bottle which is smaller in diameter; Brittania screw on collar and cap with hole for spoon. (C and D) Oil and vinegar bottles are identical in shape and pattern but taller with long necks ending in flared pouring lips (original glass stoppers are missing); (E and F) salt and pepper shakers identical in shape and pattern to the bottles but with screw-on perforated caps.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Imperial
Provenance: 
Guenther, Imogen Ireson, Former Collection
Guenther, Arthur W., Source