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Cake Basket

Description

Round, scalloped foot supports round, scalloped body with fluted sides; straight-sided handle with applied decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1828
Inscriptions
Engraved: Presented/to Thomas Bennet [sic?] Esq./OF PACKET SHIP NEW YORK./as a testimonial of his Gentlemanly deportment./and nautical skill/evinced in their Passage/from/New York to Liverpool/in May 1830/L. Agassiz/I.A. Dickson/B.Jackson/Committee in behalf of the passengers. Struck: [London marks for 1828] Engraved on handle: TB
Material
aluminum (metal)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aluminum
aluminum (metal)
BASKET, CAKE
cake baskets
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Scalloped
scalloping
scrolling foliage
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1930.765
GUSN
56496

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