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Cake Basket

Description

Round, supported by 4 feet; handle.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Silversmith)
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
Cast, struck on bottom: JAMES DIXON & SONS/SHEFFIELD [and hallmarks]
Location of origin
Sheffield
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
piercing
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Ball-and-Claw
BASKET, CAKE
Bird
cake baskets
claw-and-ball feet
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Pierced
piercing
plate (material)
scrolling foliage
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3589
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
48093

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