Description

Circular, five-bottle creamware cruet stand with a central handle and an oval- and diamond- pierced body on a circular, stepped pedestal foot. The top of the body is molded with foliate designs between five large and two small circular openings. The removable, molded, cusped trefoil handle features a bud finial and cylindrical shaft with an acanthus-molded collar and an astragal bead at its midpoint; it screws into the central column of the stand. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellowish-green cast.

Date

1780-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 9 1/8 in. x 8 in. x 8 in. (23.18 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4194/A-B


Colors (Beta)


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