This is a gorgeous antique Victorian silver plated sweet basket, C 1860.
Practical and stylish, this is sure to get noticed when in use, or on display. It bears the marks of the Victorian silversmith Hamilton & Laidlaw on the underside.
This exquisite collector’s item is beautifully engraved with garlands of flowers, with beaded edges and a swing handle.
The decoration is most remarkable for its understated elegance. and unbelievable quality, a true masterpiece of the Victorian silversmith.
The interior features two separate compartments for different sweets or biscuits.
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 10 x Width 17 x Depth 13
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3.9 x Width 6.7 x Depth 5.1
Our reference: 08658