cruet (Stand)

About this object

History of use

Used to hold liquids such as oil and vinegar.

Cultural context

functional; decorative

Physical description

Cruet. Two white containers with flat base, straight luted sides, everted rims, joined by 3.5 cm. wide vertical section. Tall handle in shape of two intertwined eels or possibly dolphins, one red-purple, one yellow. Six relief heads of winged angels on ends, sides.