Cake Basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1828

GUSN

GUSN-56496

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake baskets
aluminum (metal)
silver (metal)
cartouches (ornament)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
scalloping
Aluminum
Silver
Scalloped
Cartouche
Foliate
BASKET, CAKE

Inscription

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

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1930.765