27 - 28 October 1999
A GROUP OF CASTERS CIRCA 1950S
A pair of cut-glass and gilt-metal casters, each with a facet-cut swelling cylindrical body and domed pierced cover with knurl banded edge, one opening to reveal a pepper mill, height: 8 in.
A pair of sterling silver baluster-form casters with maker's mark of Towle Silversmiths, Newburyport, Massachusetts, each with a pierced domed cover, and lemon finial, height: 4 1/2 in.
A pair of pressed glass and chrome-plated metal casters, each of swirl-molded globular form with a pierced mushroom-shaped cover, height 2 in.
A set of four cut-glass and chrome-plated metal casters, labeled Made in Western Germany, each of square tapering form with a pierced acorn-form cover, height 3in.
Two silver-plated pepper mills, height 2 1/2 in.
Ten illustrated (12)
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