Pickle jar and stand

Object Number: 
ca. 1870-1880
Silver plate, glass
Overall: 8 3/4 x 6 x 3 1/2 in. ( 22.2 x 15.2 x 8.9 cm )
stamped: on the base of the stand: "MF'D % PLATED BY/ REED & BARTON/ 557"
Cut and etched glass pickle jar with a cast and seamed silver plated stand; cylindrical jar with the base cut in the shape of a sixteen pointed star; convex shoulders with a short cylindrical neck and a flat lip; demi-ovals cut around the bottom of the jar; band of ovals with foliate scrolls below and dots above etched around the upper portion of the jar; bublbous, circular stopper lid with a circular depression in the center and an etched band of ovals around the edge; seated in a cylindrical stand formed of two rings, bottom ring with applied base, with three cast, Classical Roman soldiers bust medallions between; upper ring has an applied, scalloped apron; two caast, squared c-handles applied to the sides of the stand; stand applied to three cast, turned legs; legs applied to a stepped circular base; makers' marks on the base of the stand.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group