Silversmith: Edward Aldridge
H: 27 cm; W: 38 cm; D: 32 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B90.0501
A George III silver basket by Edward Aldridge, London 1767, engraved with a crest. These baskets were used for serving bread or cakes, their form allowing superb patterns to be cerated by piercing the sides, as in this example.
The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir