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Cruet stand

Object Number: 
1941.848
Date: 
1896-1926
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 26 x 19 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the base: "REED & BARTON/ SILVER SOLDERED/ 373/ 2/ STR. ADIRONDACK"
Description: 
Cast silver plated cruet stand; rectangular base with rounded ends applied to four cast pad feet; two square framed with foliate scroll bands around the outer edges applied to hour-glass shaped supports at the ends and a plate in between; cylindrical stem through the center with a lobed ball handle socket fitted with a strap handle; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the base.
Gallery Label: 
This cruet stand was used on the steamer "Adirondack" from 1896 to 1926.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group