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Cake basket

Object Number: 
1913.12
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 10 x 8 in. ( 11.1 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Cast and wrought Sheffield plate cake basket; deep, rectangular, boat-shaped body with a molded horizontal rim and an applied, cast beaded band along the edge; seated on a concave, ovoid base with a beaded band along the edge; four, hollow cast, ball feet applied to the base; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This cake basket belonged to Joanna De Peyster Kuypers Van Zandt.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Howard Abeel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group