An ornate over-the-top silver plate four-legged raised cake basket by one of the best silver plate manufacturers of the Victorian era. It is with covered ornate repousse designs of arabesques and flowers. It has a textured pattern on the underside.
The mark for James Tufts and the word “JAMES W TUFTS BOSTON WARRANTED QUADRUPLE PLATE: and “2763” are stamped on the underside.
8 ¼” (21.0 cm) wide x 8 ¼” (21.0 cm) long x 9 ½” (24.1 cm) tall with handle extended. 4 3/8” (11.1 cm) tall with handle folded. Weighs 1 lb 10.6 oz (755 g)
There are no breaks, dents, or cracks. There are light scratches to the surface, but it still has much silver and has polished up nicely. The handle still stands up on its own.
An ornate over the top cake basket that makes collecting Victoriana so desired.