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1957

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Bread Basket (USA), ca. 1900

This is a Bread basket. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver-plated copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.7 x 28.7 x 26.7 cm (2 5/8 x 11 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Under rim: crossed legs, closed crown, profile head.

Cite this object as

Bread Basket (USA), ca. 1900; silver-plated copper; H x W x D: 6.7 x 28.7 x 26.7 cm (2 5/8 x 11 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-100-7

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