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Cake basket

Object Number: 
Sheffield plate
Overall: 10 1/8 x 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. ( 25.7 x 34.9 x 27.6 cm )
Cast and wrought Sheffield plate cake basket; rectangular, boat-shaped body with a stepped and molded rim; applied, cast gadrooned band around the rim; seated on a rectangular base with straight side and an applied, cast gadrooned band; reeded loop handle with applied acanthus leafs in the center and cylindrical hinges; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group