Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from the United States
  • cruet, circa 1815
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown glass, flint glass
  • Object Height/Width: 16.3 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6035

Blown and molded, gray toned, flint glass cruet. The body is cylindrical at the bottom, but begins to taper inwards at the base of the handle. The body is covered with twenty vertical flutes. The spout is small. The applied handle is ear-shaped and hollow.