Sugar Caster with Cap

Object Name: 
Sugar Caster with Cap

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Object Name: 
Sugar Caster with Cap
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Overall H: 18.5 cm, Diam (max): 6.6 cm
On Display
about 1775
Primary Description: 
Deep purple-blue glass; blown and cut. (a) Urn-shaped; deep body with straight sides cut in large diamonds, sloping paneled shoulder, long neck cut in scales and bulging below short "neck" over which the cap fits; applied foot having narrow rounded step on flat cut octagonal base and with small rough pontil mark on bottom. (b) Silver cap, perforated in scrolls and flowers in diagonal bands; topped by small flame finial.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source