Cake basket

Object Number: 
INV.14120
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 36.5 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 
Cast and pierced Sheffield plate cake basket; oval, boat-shaped body with an applied, cast beaded gadrooned band around the rim, and a band of geometric pierced work below the rim; body applied to a concave, oval galleried foot with an applied molded band around the base; pivoting, reeded, loop handle with an oval reserve on the top center and cylindrical hinges; no maker's marks.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group