Cruet set

1830–50
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Cruet stand: 20.32 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm (8 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.1860.1-5

Medium or Technique

Pewter, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

In seven pieces, including stand, one castor, three glass cruets, one pierced cover, and one cover with point. The cruet stand’s shaft design is a typical “Gleason shaft,” a column with a dropped central knob, similar to the shaft used for bullseye lamps.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. Fitzgerald