Bread Basket

Description
Handleless, circular, pierced bowl with boss bottom, made as one piece. Flared rim with folded edge has an overlapping swag design, while sides feature continuous latticework with reeding above and below. Bottom underside stamped with four equidistant incuse marks: trademark "W" in a circle flanked by three-dash flourishes, "STERLING", "6558" and "GALT & BRO.", all in sans serif letters; "1235-" faintly scratched directly above "6558".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
basket
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.6 cm x 18.3 cm; 1 13/16 in x 7 3/16 in
overall: 1 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 18.0975 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro
place retailed
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*66.0551
catalog number
66.0551
accession number
265238
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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