Cruet Frame

George B. Foster (American, 1810–1881)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 27.3 x 20.8 cm (10 3/4 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.855

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Gothic Revival silver cruet frame of octagonal form with paw feet, pierced gallery of pointed arches, and cast strapwork handle atop central post.

Provenance

September 19, 2005, sold by private collection (Lihn) to Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld, New York; 2006, exhibited at Hirschel and Adler Galleries, New York, NY; 2012, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Feld to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld