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Lot 2085
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Category: Sports

Description: A Victorian pickle castor with a yellow/amber pattern jar. Includes tongs and carrier.

Material: glass

Maker/Artist: Unknown

Date: 19/20th century

Provenance: n/a

History: Pickle castors are practical and functional. They hold pickles in pretty containers for serving at luncheon, tea or the dinner table. But, as with all things Victorian, they didn't stop at functional. Victorian silver pickle castors are things of beauty. They are aesthetic masterpieces that blend the glimmer of beautiful art glass with the glint of silver. The ornate silver frames often bear fanciful figural flowers, cherubs or animals. The glass jars displayed the height of the Victorian glassblowers' art

Dimensions: H 11 in W 4 in D 3 in

Size of Artwork: H. 11 x W. 4 x D. 3 in

Weight: 1 pounds

Condition: Light tarnish to the handle.


Light tarnish to the handle.

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Pickle Jar Amber glass jar, tongs, carrier

Auction ended on Sun, Aug 9, 2015
Estimate $100 - $200
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