C1860'S SUPRERB VICTORIAN ROSWELL GLEASON CAKE OR BRIDES BASKET SERVING TRAY
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Upfor sale is Victorian cake or brides basket by Roswell Gleason in good condition as shown in the pictures. Roswell Gleason, born in Putney Vermont in 1799 becamea producer of qualitysilver plate and britannia ware.By 1837, when the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association awarded Gleason a medal for his tinware, he had also branched out into the production of britannia ware (fine pewter work) with considerable recognition. In the 1850s Gleason and one of his sons opened the first silver-plating establishment in America. At one time he employed 125 men at his factory on Washington Street. The basket stands 3.5 inches tall to the rim, 9.5 inches tall to the top of the handle, 11.5 inches long and 9 inches wide. The silver plate and etching are beautiful. There is a dedication in the center of the bowl which can be seen in the pictures. No repairs and just a fantastic Victorian basket.
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We normally ship the nextbusiness day after receipt and verification of payment. We ship USPS -Parcel Post unless the purchaser requests other wise in which case additional charges may apply. align="center" style="text-align: center;">All sales are final.We supply enough pictures so that the buyer can make a decision as to the purchase of the piece. We will supply additional information and pictures if the buyer requests such. We do not believe in Buyers or Sellers Remorse. If we sell an item for less than worth we will still ship as part of our agreement but if you purchase an item we expect you to live up to your part of the bargain. Please ask questions. We will gladly answer.
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