Cake basket

Cake basket
Title
Cake basket
Date 
1871-1897
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. ( 6 x 22.2 x 24.8 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver cake basket; circular, chased lobate, bowl-shaped body with a convex, hexagonal rim; pierced foliate and scroll designs in the rim; beaded band applied around the rim; engraved, "L S G" in script in the center of the bowl; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14058
Marks 
engraved: center of the bowl: "L S G" in script stamped: on the base: "R W [deer's head] & S." in gothic script over "STERLING C569/9 1/2IN"
Gallery Label 
LSG is Louise Stafford Gilder, the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group