Cake baskets (2)

Object Number: 
1913.11-12
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
each overall: 4 3/8 x 10 x 8 in. ( 11.1 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Pair of cast and wrought Sheffield plate cake baskets; deep, rectangular, boat-shaped bodies with molded horizontal rims and applied, cast beaded bands along the edges; seated on a concave, ovoid bases with beaded bands along the edges; four, hollow cast, ball feet applied to each base; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
These cake baskets 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