This fine antique George V sterling silver cake / fruit basket has a plain oval shaped form.
The surface of the basket is plain and unembellished.
The shaped Chippendale style rim is ornamented with an applied moulded border.
This antique silver basket retains the original hallmarked swing handle, ornamented with further applied moulded decoration to the shaped rim.
The basket is supported by four fine and impressive hoof style volute scrolling feet accented with central leaf designs.
The underside of this impressive sterling silver fruit basket bears the retailer's mark 'Walker & Hall, Sheffield'.
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