Cake Basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-48093

Description

Round, supported by 4 feet; handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake baskets
piercing
silver (metal)
plate (material)
claw-and-ball feet
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Silver
Pierced
Foliate
Ball-and-Claw
Bird
BASKET, CAKE

Inscription

Cast, struck on bottom: JAMES DIXON & SONS/SHEFFIELD [and hallmarks]

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Sheffield

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3589