This is a 1890's Elaborately Decorated Centerpiece Basket w/ Fruit & Flowers. It measures 12" across the flat dish part, the recessed part in the middle of the plate is 6 1/2", it has a round design in the middle is 2 1/4" in length. The handle of the cake / centerpiece basket is 22" from end to end. It is on a foot that is 4 1/2" across on the bottom. It is decorated with masses of berries, vines and leaves. The basket plate is decorated with masses of figs, appears to look like grapes with heart shaped leaves and flower buds, berries and fancy Rococo Designs around the edge. It is marked "Extra Plate " on the bottom with some jeweler's marks / numbers on the bottom. It is in really good condition with very little wear, mainly in the middle top and bottom part.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects