Offered is a silver plated cake/bride's basket by Wm. D. Smith Silver Co. of Chicago. Il. This company was formed in 1913. The basket has a patent date of 1914. The pattern is "Chippendale". The basket measures 11" wide and approximately 8" tall with the handle up. It has a pedestal foot. The border of the basket is embellished with engraved designs of scrolls, Acanthus leaves and flowers. There are four of these designs between four fluted indentions. The base has the flutes, not the designs.There is an oval and beaded border around the basket and handle. The field of the basket is plain so a large monogram could be engraved there to personalize the piece. Very good condition with light scratches in field commensurate with age(see pic). Perfect for the center of the table flanked by candlesticks.The bottom reads: Chippendale, the WD Smith hallmark, Electroplate 18% Base, Nickel Silver, Pat. 1914. I ship Priority Mail and try to use Flat rate shipping when possible.(2-3 days delivery)
Item ID: 900
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