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Cake or Bread Basket

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1800/18

Artist:

Samuel Richards Jr.
American, active 1793–1818
Philadelphia

About this artwork

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 168

Artist

Samuel Richards Jr.

Title

Cake or Bread Basket

Origin

Philadelphia

Date

c. 1800–1818

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Mark: "S. Richards" in rectangle (on bottom). Inscription: "N/1843" engraved on the inside top of two sides (for Mary Newman) and "T/1943" engraved on the inside top of two sides. (for Mary Wilson Tho mpson).

Dimensions

12.1 × 24.1 × 35 cm (4 3/4 × 9 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through Mrs. James H. Douglas

Reference Number

1973.767

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