English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket
English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket

English Victorian Mother-of-Pearl and Papier-Mache Cake Basket

Ref: H-89-0014

A shallow circular dish with a serpentine border heightened in gilt around a central painted bouquet of wild flowers inlaid with mother-of-pearl, on a black ground, all beneath a gilt-metal, grape vine swing handle. This form is also referred to as a bread tray or card tray.

c. 1860
W 9.5 D 9.5 H 5 in.
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