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Title: Diamond Quilted pattern
Name: Pickle Castor Set with Tongs
Medium: Rubina glass (ruby to clear) with coralene, quadruple silver plate frame
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: Pickle container: 4 1/2 × 3 × 3 in. (11.4 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm) Lid: 1 3/4 × 3 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (4.4 × 8.3 × 8.3 cm) Castor holder: 9 1/2 × 4 × 4 in. (24.1 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm) Tongs: 6 5/8 × 1/8 × 1 1/4 in. (16.8 × 0.3 × 3.2 cm)
Marks: On frame James W Tufts / Boston / warranted quadruple plate / T / 3624.
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Chautauqua Circuit #889 in honor of member Carol Tinkey being installed as Iowa State Quester President, April 2015. In the Iowa Quester Glass Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: UM2015.162abcd