Openwork wire bread basket in center. The basket as well as the base are octogonally shaped shaped. The openwork handle of the basket is laid down on the left rim. Fragment of writing in red lower right.


  • Title: Design for a Bread Basket
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: c. 1810
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper
  • Signed: strip of reddish brown writing at bottom right
  • Dimensions: 20.4 x 27.7 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

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