This French Wire Basket is exceptional with its twisted wire handles and multitude of loops. The base is a ring of wire loops as well. The basket measures 8 1/2" across adding 3 1/2" for the handles. The majolica plate is a basketweave turquoise plate with purple grapes and green leaves. The plate is marked on the bottom with 2230 and E with a symbol. It is German made by the Zell factory. The plate measures 6 3/8" in diameter. It is a replacement plate for the original was broken. The basket is much earlier than the plate. Together they are a great match.