Fruit Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-4428

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

Descriptive Terms

berry baskets
gilding
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Tin
Painted
Gilded
Floral
BASKET, FRUIT

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.375 x 13.25 x 8.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.669