CORALENE AND OTHER PICKLE CASTERS, 4 TOTALFour Victorian pickle casters. 1st item: Rare Coralene-decorated pickle caster, cranberry glass jar shaded to clear, decorated with small clustered crystal leaf and floral ornamentation, in a silverplated frame with figural pickles and leaves, the lid with bird finial. Marked Derby Silver Co., Quadruple Plate 147. Associated Rogers fork. 7 3/8"H overall 2nd item: Pickle caster with floral enameled cranberry glass jar, elaborate silverplated Aesthetic Movement style frame with two pierced handles and pierced footed base, marked Tufts Boston Quadruple Plate, original tongs. 9"H overall. 3rd item: Pickle caster with oval cut and etched crystal jar in a Japonesque style silverplated frame with bamboo figural handle and applied figural ornamentation, diamond shaped base with raised landscape decorations on ball feet, marked Meriden Quadruple Plate. Associated sterling fork. 11" overall. 4th item: Double pickle caster with two panel cut and floral etched jars, the Aesthetic Movement style silverplated frame decorated with three owls , the lids with raised berry and insect decorations. Marked Derby Quadruple Plate. One lid monogrammed Schoppenhorst. Matching tongs with bird claw grips. 11" overall. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
1st item: minor wear to gilt enameling, overall excellent condition. 2nd item: Minute rim chip, otherwise excellent condition. 3rd item: several small interior scratches to jar. 4th item: a few scattered minute chips to undersides of jars.
Rare Pair of Bohemian Enameled Cranberry Glass Pickle Casters, fourth quarter 19th century, mounted in Pelton Brothers and Company, St. Louis, silverplate frames in the Aesthetic taste, the vasiform glass casters in "Thumbprint" pattern in addition to the enameling, h. 13", w. 7", d. 4-3/4".