George III Silver Sweetmeat Basket

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A very pretty antique sterling silver swing handle basket of small size. Possibly a Georgian epergne basket. Lovely pierced design decorated with flowerheads and foliage. Cast and pierced handle. Owners initials engraved to the underside.
Good weight 183 grams, 5.8 troy ounces.
Height 4.5/12 cm. Length 16.2 cm. Width 13.1 cm.
London 1766.
No visible makers mark.

Object Condition

The basket is in very good condition. Stamped with a full set of English silver hallmarks inside the body below the handle. The cast silver handle is unmarked and has a couple of possible repairs.

Object Details

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