Antique Victorian Silver Plated Ornate Bride's Basket Centerpiece
A beautiful antique silver plated bride's basket. Lovely ornate design on the bowl. The very center has a home with a river and a boat. The other side of the center has a bird in a branch. Ornate flowers, apples, pears, grapes, and more birds cover the rest of the bowl. (Lots of photos to enlarge to see the details.
The handle is simple, but has a gorgeous finial. It does not stand tall on its own. A small wire was wrapped where the handle meets the bowl for the photographs.
Marked, Wilcox Silverplate Co. Meriden Co. NY, Quadruple Plate." "Will" is hand-etched into the bottom. Measures about 6 1/2 inches tall. 14 inches including the handle. 10 1/2 inches round. Nice weighty piece. There is significant silver loss. But still retains its beauty!