Cake Basket

On display


  • Title

    Cake Basket

  • Artist/maker

    Nicholas Sprimont (1716 - 1771) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1745
  • Material and technique


  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    44.6 cm (length)
    34.9 cm (width)
    27.7 cm (height)
    2594 g (weight)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs J.C. Conway, 1959.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 55 | Silver
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Gardner, Bellamy, ‘'Silvershape' in Chelsea Porcelain: Nicholas Sprimont and His work as a silversmith’, The Antique Collector August 1937, (1937)

Gardner, Bellamy, ‘Sprimont as Silversmith’, The Antique Collector August 1938, (1938)

Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 251

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