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Fruit Basket

1971.1455 (RS80682)

Description

Oblong form. Molded base with band of ribs. Sides canted outward. Hairpin-shaped spindles attached to gadrooned edge of base. Flat handle comprised of three bands conjoined by balls and rectangular plate at top. Rim bordered with applied bosses with uneven gadrooning around concentric turned rings; threaded edges. Four ball feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Inscriptions
""26"" scratched on the base.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gadrooning
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BASKET, FRUIT
berry baskets
Gadrooned
gadrooning
plate (material)
Sheffield
Sheffield plate
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
4.875 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1455
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12109

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