Cruet set

 
Cruet set
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  • Title :     Cruet set
  • Artist:     Christopher Dresser Designer Hukin & Heath Co. Ltd. Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.8 a-g
  • Country:     Great Britain Birmingham
  • Date:     circa 1878 1900
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-3/8 6-1/2 diameter Dimensions, holder (a) Inches 5-1/4 2 diameter Dimensions, cruets with stoppers (b-d) Inches 4-1/8 2 diameter Dimensions, cruets with shaker tops (e-f) Inches 3-1/4 2-1/8 diameter Dimensions, cruet with hinged lid (g), Centimeters 18.7 16.5 diameter Dimensions, holder (a) Centimeters 7.8 5.1 diameter Dimensions, cruets with stoppers (b-d) Centimeters 10.5 5.1 diameter Dimensions, cruets with shaker tops (e-f) Centimeters 8.3 5.4 diameter Dimensions, cruet with hinged lid (g)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design , Domestic , Food and Beverage , Glass/Glass Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.8 A-G.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Electroplated silver and glass cruet set housed in egg cup-like holder with semi-circular handle at top and six sections that house condiment containers; three glass faceted cruets with stoppers, two glass cruets with removable shaker tops, and one glass cruet with removable hinged metal lid with opening for spoon. a: holder, b-d: cruets with stoppers, e-f: cruets with shaker tops, g: cruet with hinged lid