Pair of casters, attributed to Dirk Evert Grave, 1778

Pair of casters, attributed to Dirk Evert Grave, 1778

zilver, h 23.1cm × d 8.2cm × w 478gr. More details

The shape and the decoration of these sugar casters are derived from vases from Classical antiquity. The holes through which the sugar was sprinkled are cleverly incorporated into the ornamentation of the cap. The sugar was sprinkled over fruit and desserts.

On display in gallery 1.7

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