Sterling silver basket. Made by Grosjean & Woodward, 1854-65, for Tiffany & Co., both in New York. Shallow and oval body on raised foot. Rims scalloped and gadrooned as is swing handle. Engraved alternating leaves and fleurs de lis. Early hallmark (550 Broadway) includes pattern no. 5251. Very good definition and patina.
Dimensions: H (with handle): 11 in. H 4 1/4 x W 12 3/4 x D 10 in. Weight: 31.7 troy ounces. BP276