Cake Basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-64056

Description

Deep bowl form with undulating body tapering to narrow stem and circular molded stepped foot. The bowl is molded in eight sections, with shaped edge with stippled floral rococo motif on border. Interior with engraved scrolls alternating with acanthus-like leaves emanating from central cartouche. Hinged handle with leaf motif in relief.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake baskets
copper (metal)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
acanthus (motif)
cartouches (ornament)
Basket, Food
Basket, Cake
Copper
Silver
Plated
Acanthus
Cartouche
Basket, Cake

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

5.5 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.786