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Fruit Basket

1977.669 (RS116987)

Description

Rectanguloid form with canted edges; straight sides tapered outward from flat bottom; rolled beaded edge; tinned sheet metal painted black with gilt floral and leaf painted decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BASKET, FRUIT
berry baskets
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2.375 x 13.25 x 8.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.669
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4428

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