Cake basket

Cake basket
Title
Cake basket
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John Howard Abeel
Object Number 
1913.11
Gallery Label 
This cake basket belonged to Joanna De Peyster Kuypers Van Zandt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group