Antique Homan Silver Co. Ornate Silver Plated Basket.
Ornate and elegant silver plated basket with hinged ornate handle.
Very popular as wedding gifts around 1860-1900, when they were used as fruit bowls. This piece also has weight to it and was not a stamped out of a piece of thin gauge metal. It is substantial in thickness and weight, a characteristic of pieces from the turn of the century.