Cake basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-14218

Description

Shaped bail handle w/ cast scrollwork on circular bowl w/ raised and arched rim and pedestal base. Band of tassels around bowl and base. Incised deoices(?) at outer rim. Medallion w/ crane and bamboo at well.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake baskets
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Aesthetic Movement
Silver
Aesthetic
BASKET, CAKE

Inscription

Hammered on base in circular form: ""DERBY SILVER CO. DERBY CT/QUADRUPAL PLATE""---center image inside circle indistinct.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Derby Silver Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Derby, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

11 x 9 x 8.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.248

Places

Connecticut (United States)