American 6 Bottle Etched Glass Caster Set
The caster set is a charming and beautiful piece of the past, yet still practical and decorative today. This Victorian example by the Silverplate Company of Connecticut holds six etched and turned glass bottles. Two bottles for salt and pepper, three vials for various oils and vinegar, and a small pot for dried mustard powder. Three bottles feature fluted glass stoppers, while three feature sterling silver tops and the mustard pot holds a sterling silver mustard spoon. The set resides in a desirable silver-plate frame encircled with delicate floral and foliate engravings.
Most fashionable in the 1800s, caster sets were an essential on every Victorian dining table as convenient condiment holders. These beautiful dining accessories were crafted in various materials and styles and used by the most humble to upper-class households. The most desirable and costly sets featured silver-plated frames, and a splendid example such as this would have belonged to an incredibly affluent household. This attractive and captivating caster set will surely add a touch of unique elegance to any tablescape or bar.
18-1/2″ High x 8-1/2″ Diameter
Circa 1883SKU: TKAR 85 $1,450 Inquire