Ball, Tompkins & Black Coin Silver Basket

William Forbes (American, 1798-1888) for Ball, Tompkins, & Black, United States. Coin silver handled basket, ca. 1839-1851. The handle and rim with an intertwining repousse decoration depicting cattails. With pierced decoration along the interior of the basket. Marked along the underside “Ball, Tompkins and Black, Successors Marquand and Co. New York” along with a maker’s mark. Monogrammed along the handle. (Including handle) Height: 10 in x width: 10 1/2 in x depth: 13 in. Weight: 1,278.1 g.