Cake Basket

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Title

Cake Basket

Description

White porcelain oblong compote on footed base, applied Rococo handles on each end. Gilding highlights on edge and raised decorations. Designs of grapes, vines, and leaves are hand painted onto interior of basket with gold leaf lion faces at each corner.
Photographed by David Hammond

Source

Gift of Anita Sams Holton. (12-20-1997)

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

Mid-19th century

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

11 5/8 in. x 9 1/8 in.
Oval Base: 6 3/4 in. x 6 in.

Type

Porcelain

Identifier

1997.05.02

Coverage

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)

Spatial Coverage

H105
Ware Double Parlor North

Date of Acquisition

1997-12-20

Condition

n/a

Provenance

Unknown

Citation

“Cake Basket,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/12.

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