Cake basket

Cake basket
Title
Cake basket
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. ( 25.7 x 34.9 x 27.6 cm )
Description 
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
Object Number 
INV.14156
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group