Cruet Bottle Frame

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Object Name: 
Revolving Wood Frame for Cruet Bottles
Cruet Bottle Frame
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.2.21 A
Overall H: 26.1 cm, W: 17.7 cm
On Display
about 1750-1770
Primary Description: 
Wood (lignum vitae and mahogany) and ivory stand with metal handle, cut. Revolving wood frame; two elaborately cut, conforming mahogany plates, the top one with four large holes for bottles and two smaller, ivory-fitted ones for covers, affixed to and spaced from the lower one by turned mahogany baluster with ivory finials; inscribed "XII" on the base; on a lignum vitae turned foot and threaded turned handle; gilt brass loop handle on top; incised "XII" on underside; oval paper label on the bottom, with ink inscription "029-63".
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Source
Paper Label