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Heavy metal cake basket with ornate repousse of Japanese fans, owls, hummingbirds, butterflies, and a crane in the central medallion. The piece has shined up well and still has much silver. The handle has an elaborate top. It has nice banded decoration at the base and around the rim.

It has an impressed mark underneath that reads, “DERBY SILVER Co. DERBY CT QUADRUPLE PLATE”. The trademark has an anchor with crown surrounded by a circle.

MEASUREMENTS

8 ½” (21.6 cm) diameter x 10 ½” (26.7 cm) tall with handle extended. 4 7/8” (12.3 cm) tall to lip of basket. Weighs 2 lb 3.8 oz (1020 g)

CONDITION

It has no cracks, dents, or breaks. Although there is some wear to the silver, it still has much silver and sines nicely. The handle stands on its own and It sits level on a table.

A great piece to use at an elaborate function. It has a rich shiny look.

ITEM ID
S-2624
STYLE
Victorian
AGE
Late 19th Century
COLOR
Silver
TYPE
Holloware
ORIGIN
United States • American
PURPOSE
Cake Stands, Baskets
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Aesthetic Movement Derby Silver Plate Cake Basket Circa 1870

$175


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