Cake basket

Maker’s mark: “IP” Dumfries town marks: fouled anchor, stag’s head Other mark: “e”   Pierced silver baskets first became popular in the late 1500s.  They held almost anything, including wool and sewing materials, but usually they were a table centrepiece containing bread, fruit or sweets.
Object no :
DMSW069a-c
Collection :
Creator :
Joseph Person
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
height 235mm, length (rim) 298mm, width (rim) 227mm
Materials :
silver
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:1999.70
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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