Fruit Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-12109

Description

Oblong form. Molded base with band of ribs. Sides canted outward. Hairpin-shaped spindles attached to gadrooned edge of base. Flat handle comprised of three bands conjoined by balls and rectangular plate at top. Rim bordered with applied bosses with uneven gadrooning around concentric turned rings; threaded edges. Four ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

berry baskets
gadrooning
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Sheffield plate
Silver
Sheffield
Gadrooned
BASKET, FRUIT

Inscription

""26"" scratched on the base.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.875 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1455