This is a beautiful 3-handled silverplate basket from the middle part of the 19th century. The marks on the bottom are HA EA FA EPA, which are the marks of the Atkin Brothers. This mark dates to 1853 according to Mappin's book of English marks. It is 8 inches in diameter and just under 8 inches tall. It has lovely engraving and a beautiful base with 3 balled feet. It is in pristine condition. This is a wonderful piece for serving candy or small cookies.
Item ID: 1853basket