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Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver basket; an addition to our silver basket collection

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Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)
Georgian Silver Basket
Sterling Silver Basket - Antique George III (1806)

Description


This exceptional antique George III sterling silver fruit basket has a plain rounded rectangular form onto a collet style foot.


The body of this impressive sterling silver basket is comprised of wirework loops accented with a solid silver swept, rounded border accented with applied gadroon decoration to the rim.


The border design is incorporated into the integrated cylindrical sterling silver handles at either end of the body; each handle features an impressive cast and applied leaf design to the handpiece.


This Georgian basket is fitted with a fine and impressive hallmarked rope twist decorated swing handle incorporating a central handpiece reflecting the design to that of the body.


The plain central well of this impressive basket is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a lion rampant, holding an ancient battle-axe.


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Date: 1806

Condition


This antique Georgian silver basket is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast ornamentation is very sharp and the bright cut engraved heraldic marking is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the foot are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Height to top of handle 22.4cm/8.8"

Height to top of handpiece 10.5cm/4.1"

Length 29.6cm/11.7"

Width 17.6cm/6.9"


Weight


22.8 troy ounces/710g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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