Beautiful & rare antique sterling silver & intaglio etched or engraved bonbon or bread basket, elegant Empire style engraved floral garland, bows & ribbons! One of two fabulous basket style pieces, this one a bit newer with American hallmarks dating between 1896-1909 though no less attractive! The oval dish is a large 9 3/8" wide and is as fine as can be with a serpentine shaped rim and completely encircled by a beautiful engraved design! Great for entertaining, fill it with bonbons, chocolates or whatever for a truly gorgeous serving piece!
Excellent condition! One tiny nip and some visible surface scratching but no cracks. No damage to the silver handle. See pictures for measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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