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Sterling Silver Sugar Basket - Antique Victorian

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

SKU: A6117

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This exceptional antique sterling silver basket has a cylindrical shaped form onto four bracket style feet.

The surface of this fine example of Victorian silverware is embellished with an embossed and pierced decorated scene depicting a windmill, thatched building and wooden residences connected by fenced walkways, all within a forest setting incorporating a cow to the land and a bird to the skyline.

The rim of the body is encompassed with an applied rope twist decorated border.

The basket retains the original hallmarked, swing handle ornamented with interlacing loops with central conjoining floral motifs.

This impressive antique silver sugar basket retains the original removable clear frosted glass liner, embellished with a star cut glass design to the underside.

This exceptional antique sterling silver basket is supported by four scrolling leaf decorated bracket style feet.

This sterling silver basket with handle is fitted to the original and impressive hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, which features a push fit catch.

The interior of the presentation box bears the mark Lewis & Son, 44&45 King's RD, Brighton beneath a coronet amidst Estd 1730.

View the complete collection of sterling silver baskets at AC Silver

Date: 1846


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

The embossed, pierced and applied decoration is all very sharp.

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

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


Diameter of body 10cm/3.9"

Height to top of handle 12.3cm/4.8"

Height to rim 7.5cm/3"


6.6 troy ounces/204g (excluding glass liner)

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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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