Cruet & Casters Photos

Antique cruets & Casters in the collections of various museums & museum houses. Cruets sets were popular in Victorian times to hold oils, vinegars & other condiments usually in cut glass bottles which rested on revolving stands.

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Cruet set from George Washington's Mt. Vernon at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Glass oil & vinegar cruet set at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Mold-blown ribbed caster set by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.Early-American cruet set at Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.
Cruet set from George Washington's Mt. Vernon at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Glass oil & vinegar cruet set at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Mold-blown ribbed caster set (c1825-35) by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.Early-American cruet set at Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.
Wooden stand for cruet set at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wood & glass cruet stand at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Glass & pewter caster set by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, MA at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Cruet set with seven glass bottles at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.
Wooden stand for cruet set at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wood & glass cruet stand at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Glass & pewter caster set (1825-30) by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, MA at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Cruet set with seven glass bottles at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.
Silverplated caster frame & 6 bottles by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. of Wallingford, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Caster or cruet stand from England with seven bottles at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Cruet set at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Cruet set by Paul Storr from London at Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Silverplated caster frame & 6 bottles (1875-95) by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. of Wallingford, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Caster or cruet stand (1810-20) from England with seven bottles at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Cruet set at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Cruet set (1800-1) by Paul Storr from London at Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Creamware cruet set by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Ceramic sugar caster & mustard pot at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Silver cruet stand by Samuel Wells of London at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver & cut glass condiment caddy by Samuel Wood of London at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.
Creamware cruet set (1785-1800) by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Ceramic sugar caster & mustard pot (1790-1810) at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Silver cruet stand (1764) by Samuel Wells of London at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver & cut glass condiment caddy (1759-60) by Samuel Wood of London at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.
Cruet stand by Samuel Wood of London at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Silver cruet stand by Alexander Johnson of London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Cruet sets & platter in dining room of Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.Cruet set in front room of Lithuanian family at Tenement Museum. New York, NY.
Cruet stand (1760) by Samuel Wood of London at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Silver cruet stand (1763-4) by Alexander Johnson of London, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Cruet sets & platter in dining room of Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.Cruet set in front room of Lithuanian family (Rogarshevsky Apartment 1901) at Tenement Museum. New York, NY.
Cruet set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Cruet stand at The James Thurber House. Columbus, OH.Cruet stand in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Pitcher & goblet set with cruet at Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.
Cruet set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Cruet stand at The James Thurber House. Columbus, OH.Cruet stand in breakfast room at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Pitcher & goblet set with cruet at Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.
Cruet set on sideboard in dining room of Hunter House museum. Norfolk, VA.Antique silver cruet set at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Cruet at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Caster set by Pairpoint Manuf. Co. of New Bedford, MA at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Cruet set on sideboard in dining room of Hunter House museum. Norfolk, VA.Antique silver cruet set at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Cruet at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Caster set (c1880) by Pairpoint Manuf. Co. of New Bedford, MA at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Cruet stand at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Cruet at McAllister House Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet set in Chambers Home at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet set at Orchard House at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.
Cruet stand at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Cruet at McAllister House Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet set in Chambers Home at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet set at Orchard House at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.
Caster set at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Silver caster stand by William Gale & Son of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver cruet stand with bell to call servants by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Alcott's Cruet stands in dining room at Orchard House. Concord, MA.
Caster set at Butler-McCook House Museum. Hartford, CT.Silver caster stand (1862) by William Gale & Son of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver cruet stand with bell to call servants (c1851-71) by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Alcott's Cruet stands in dining room at Orchard House. Concord, MA.
Sideboard with cruet & other silverware at McAllister House Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet on sideboard at Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.Magic caster in closed position by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver automatic opening castor set at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Sideboard with cruet & other silverware at McAllister House Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cruet on sideboard at Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.Magic caster in closed position (c1857-71) by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver automatic opening castor set at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Magic caster in open position by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Magic Dinner Caster wherein turning a knob reveals condiment bottles by Roswell Gleason & Sons of Dorchester, MA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Magic Dinner Caster wherein turning a knob reveals condiment bottles by Roswell Gleason & Sons of Dorchester, MA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.President Lincoln mourning drape pressed glass cruet by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.
Magic caster in open position (c1857-71) by Roswell Gleason & Sons at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Magic Dinner Caster (c1860) wherein turning a knob reveals condiment bottles by Roswell Gleason & Sons of Dorchester, MA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Magic Dinner Caster (c1856) wherein turning a knob reveals condiment bottles by Roswell Gleason & Sons of Dorchester, MA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.President Lincoln mourning drape pressed glass cruet (1865-75) by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.
Canaria glass condiment set by Pairpoint at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Silver pickle jar in Chambers Home at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Silver & ruby glass pickle jar at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silver wine decanter set with cups & colored cut glass bottles at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Canaria glass condiment set by Pairpoint (1915-25) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Silver pickle jar in Chambers Home at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Silver & ruby glass pickle jar at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Silver wine decanter set with cups & colored cut glass bottles at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Colored cut glass wine decanter set at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Venetian blown glass cruet & plate at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.Italian cruet for oil & vinegar by Medici Porcelain Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Colored cut glass wine decanter set at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Silver wine decanter stand in Egyptian-revival style (1873) attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Venetian blown glass cruet & plate (17th C) at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.Italian cruet for oil & vinegar (1575-87) by Medici Porcelain Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Altar cruets from France at Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Cut glass cruet on silver stand by Lucien Bonvallet of Maison Cardeilhac of Paris at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.

Altar cruets (late 19th C) from France at Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Cut glass cruet on silver stand (1894-9) by Lucien Bonvallet of Maison Cardeilhac of Paris at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.


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