Silver Baskets Photos

Silversmiths sometimes emulate woven baskets with handles. One particular style of the late 1800s was a common wedding present, called the Bridle Basket which features a shallow bowl on a pedestal with a handle with swivels down.

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Silver basket at Orchard House at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Silver compote by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI with other table items at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver-plated compote by Meriden Britannia Co of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver tazza with classical design by Edward C. Moore of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Silver basket at Orchard House at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Silver compote (c1865) by Gorham & Co. of Providence, RI with other table items at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver-plated compote (1865-80) by Meriden Britannia Co of Meriden, CT at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Silver tazza with classical design (1865-9) by Edward C. Moore of New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Collection of medallion silver decorated with portrait medallions at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Silver compote by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver Art Nouveau fruit tray with handle at Tillamook Pioneer Museum. Tillamook, OR.Silver cake basket by Aldridge & Stamper of London at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Collection of medallion silver decorated with portrait medallions (1860s) at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Silver compote (c1868) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver Art Nouveau fruit tray with handle at Tillamook Pioneer Museum. Tillamook, OR.Silver cake basket (1757) by Aldridge & Stamper of London at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Silver & enamel fruit stand by Charles Robert Ashbee of Guild of Handicraft of London, England at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver dish on pedestal in Baetge House at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Antique bridle basket with fruit at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Silver bridal bowl at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Silver & enamel fruit stand (1905) by Charles Robert Ashbee of Guild of Handicraft of London, England at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Silver dish on pedestal in Baetge House at Conservation Plaza. New Braunfels, TX.Antique bridle basket with fruit at Neill-Cochran House Museum. Austin, TX.Silver bridal bowl at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.

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