Sterling Silver Sugar Basket - Antique George III

GBP 1,195.00

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Object Description

A fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver sugar basket; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection.

This impressive antique George III sterling silver sugar basket has a plain oval shaped, rounded form onto an oval swept pedestal and shaped collet foot.

The surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is plain and unembellished.

The rim of the body and foot are ornamented with an applied thread decorated border.

The basket retains the original hallmarked thread decorated swing handle; the handle has the identical incurved form of the body and paralleling collet foot.

This impressive basket, crafted by the London plateworker William Stroud, has a gilded interior.

Dimensions
Length 16.2cm/6.4″

Width 10cm/3.9″

Height to top of handle 18.2cm/7.2″

Height to rim 11.5cm/4.5″

Weight
10.6 troy ounces/330g

Object History

Maker: William Stroud
Date: 1792
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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Object Condition

This antique sugar basket is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the foot and part hallmarks to the handle are all very clear; the maker’s mark has wear in keeping with age and location, but remains legible.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.

Object Details

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Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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