Pewter Handled Cake or Fruit Basket

Object Name: 
Pewter Handled Cake or Fruit Basket

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Object Name: 
Pewter Handled Cake or Fruit Basket
Accession Number: 
2000.4.40
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.8 cm, Diam: 23.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1883-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Armistead
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, metal; pressed, metal handle attached with screw. Octagonal bowl with horizontal rim, ribbed underneath, pewter bail handle attached with two screws; hemispherical bowl has engraved grapes and leaves above and pressed pattern of an eight-point star filled with hexagons; hollow stem and foot have hexagon-star pattern and is ribbed underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bennett, Julia, Former Collection
Armistead, Mrs. John M., Source
2000-05-26