Sterling silver bread basket. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1889. Solid oval well with tapering sides and asymmetrical rim. Sides pierced with linear, floral, and rinceaux ornament. Oval cut-out end handles. Rim and base beaded. Elegant and substantial. Hallmark includes year. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 12 1/2 x D 8 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 24.5 troy ounces. BO867