Origin: England, Sheffield or Birmingham
OL: 13 3/4"; ow: 10 3/8"; H: (to handle) 10 1/4'; H: (to rim) 3 3/16"; L: (foot) 8"; W: (foot) 5 3/8"
Fused Silverplate (Sheffield Plate)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver F. Ramsey.
Acc. No. 1982-108
Oval, pierced basket: Broad oval body with applied beaded molding at edge; sides pierced with two rows of continuous slotting bordered by narrow bands of repeated husks; husks emblessed with punched detailing; bail handle attached with pivots in centers of long sides with beaded borders and fluting on either side and scrolled and foliated cartouche on upper face and center; body supported on short, flared oval base with slotted sides.
Provenance:C. J. Vander (Antiqus) London
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver F. Ramsey, Williamsburg