Fluted silver basket with jointed semi-circular handle. Acanthus leaves on handle; flowers, scrolls and leaves on rim of basket.
Presented to / Captain Thomas Bennet of the / Packet Ship New York as a mark of their / sense of his skill, liberality, and unremitting / attention during a Voyage from New York to / Liverpool in May 1829 / Mr Edward Tennart / Mr Henry Mengis / comittee on behalF/ of 21 passengers (Engraved)
- Location of origin
- London, England
- Associated Building
- Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
- Descriptive terms
bread baskets (containers for food service)
- 8 1/2 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Frances Sortwell