Antique sterling silver cupid basket by Theodore B. Starr with swing handle features cupid or putti with grape leaf motif, circa 1890-1924. The basket has much detail with a pierced frame and the swing handle decorated with grapes and leaves, and the cupids standing ready with bow and arrow. The center medallion has a cupid surrounded by meticulous pierced work. This lovely basket is marked Sterling with design number 2273, and the maker name, Theodore B. Starr, New York. It stands two inches high on ball feet and 9 7/8 by 8 inches. It weighs 14.8 troy ounces. The basket is free of damage and has no repairs or monogram. This fabulous basket is perfect for serving high tea filled with tea cakes, petit fours, sweet meats and sandwiches. It would also make a lovely centerpiece and wonderful Valentine's Day gift that will last forever.
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