Enlarge Text
A A A
Castor Jar

Castor jars for pickles are glass jars about six inches in height, held in special metal holders. Castor jars became more ornate each year, and by 1860, they were cathedral-like pieces. They were a popular dinner table accessory about 1890. Each jar had a top that was usually silver or silver plate. The frame, also of a silver metal, had a handle that arched above the jar and a hook that held a pair of tongs. The glass jar was often painted. By 1900, the pickle castor was out of fashion. Many examples found today have reproduced glass jars in old holders. Additional pickle castors may be found in the various Glass categories.

Price Guide Listing for Castor Jar
Login or Register to View Prices.
These items are part of the online price guide and not for sale.

You can sort by any title. Click on any of the top titles to sort. If you want to see how it works, click on “Year Priced.” All prices are reviewed by experts, but not every price has an image.

ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 Castor JarPickleBlue, Cylindrical, Daisy & Button,Embossed Caddy, 11 1/2 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleBlue, Thumbprint, Enamel, Leaves, Berries, Silver Twist Frame, Lid, 1800s,2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry Glass, Coin Dot, Silver Plated Frame & Lid, Finial, 1920s, 11 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry Glass, Enamel, Flowers, Silver Plated Stand, Tongs, 12 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry Glass, Swirl, Silver Plate, Paw Feet, Handle, Bird Finial, 11 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry, Dairy, Fern, Meriden Caddy, Northwood, 11 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry, Daisy, Paneled, Etched, Silver Frame, Lid, Finial, c.1905, 12 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCranberry, Opalescent, Coin Spot, Silver Plated Caddy, Crane Finial, 12 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleCruet, Sterling Silver, Scroll & Shell, 10 x 10 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleLighthouse Shape, Bell Shape Lid, Pierced Design, Acorn Finial, 6 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPicklePink Satin Glass, Eagle Finial, 10 x 5 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price
 Castor JarPickleRuby Red, Coin Spot, Silver Plate, 4-Footed, Tongs, 12 In.2018Login / Create Account for Price


Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium