Offered is an exquisite John Round & Sons Ltd. of Sheffield, England silver plated cake/bride's basket. The bottom is fully marked on the bottom. The oval shaped basket measures 13" long, 8 3/4" wide and 9 1/2" tall with the handle up. It has a pedestal base that is embellished at the edge with a leaf and line design. This same design is on the border of the basket and on each side of the handle. There is double piercing on the sides of the basket and the handle is pierced. There is a single row of piercing on the pedestal base. John Round first set ip shop in 1847. the company became known as John Round & Son and then John Round & Sons, Ltd. in 1874. This basket is in superb condition. Perfect for the center of the table or to put flatware in for a buffet. Many lovely uses.
Item ID: 1059