Sterling Silver Basket - Antique Victorian (1897)

GBP 1,395.00

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Object Description

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver swing handled basket by James Dixon & Sons Ltd; part of our ornamental silverware collection.

This antique Victorian sterling silver basket has a rectangular rounded form onto four ball feet.

The sides of this basket are embellished with pierced fluted decoration.

The rim of the basket is ornamented with a fine embossed opposing scroll and leaf decorated border accented with a shell motif to each corner.

This antique silver basket is fitted with a fine hallmarked, chased and pierced decorated swing handle embellished with opposing scroll and leaf decoration accented with three floral motifs.

The well of this Victorian basket is plain and unembellished.

This impressive basket retains its original gilt interior.

Dimensions
Height to top of handle 18.5cm/7.25″

Height to rim 8cm/3.1″

Depth 20cm/7.8″

Width 26.5cm/10.4″

Weight
25 troy ounces/778g

Object History

Maker: James Dixon & Sons Ltd
Date: 1897
Origin: Sheffield, England

Object Literature

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique sterling silver basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket and part hallmarks struck to the handle are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique silver basket.

Object Details

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35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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VAT: GB 500 0310 42