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Cake basket

1986.248 (RS24872)

Description

Shaped bail handle w/ cast scrollwork on circular bowl w/ raised and arched rim and pedestal base. Band of tassels around bowl and base. Incised deoices(?) at outer rim. Medallion w/ crane and bamboo at well.

Details

Maker
Derby Silver Co. (Maker)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Hammered on base in circular form: ""DERBY SILVER CO. DERBY CT/QUADRUPAL PLATE""---center image inside circle indistinct.
Location of origin
Derby, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aesthetic
Aesthetic Movement
BASKET, CAKE
cake baskets
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
11 x 9 x 8.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.248
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14218

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