1886 Meriden Silverplated Handled Basket
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This Meriden silverplate handled basket features incredibly detailed chased and embossed designs, including two song birds within a complex pattern of English rose flowers, leaves and swirls. Exterior features geometric patterns with rose bushes, other foliage and animals including turkeys. Decorating the sides and top of the handle are a frog, crab and skunk or similar mammal. Measures approximately 10" across and weighs precisely 2 lbs. 3 oz. (1009 grams). Marked "1678", "Meriden Silverplate Co", and "Quadruple Plate". Dedicated inscription is dated December 25, 1886. This item resides on the upper east side of Manhattan in New York city, and may be seen in person by appointment. Thanks for visiting. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.
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