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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Roswell Gleason, American, 1799–1887

Cruet Holder or Magic Caster

Patented 1857

Silver plate and glass

16 5/8 × 9 in. (42.23 × 22.86 cm)
Gift of Brian Tolle, M.F.A. 1994, and Brian Clyne
2018.23.1.1-.7
Geography: 
Made in Dorchester, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Possible the Slingluff Family, Baltimore, MD; acquired by Brian Tolle and Brian Clyne, New York, at the Baltimore Antique Show, 2017; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., New Haven, Conn., 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.