ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GEORGE III STERLING SILVER BASKET 1780 WIRE WORK CAKE / BREAK / SERVING

ANTIQUE GEORGIAN GEORGE III STERLING SILVER BASKET 1780 WIRE WORK CAKE / BREAK / SERVING
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1780 London
A magnificent George III Solid Silver Basket with a round form and a traditional swing handle. The Basket has a Solid Base and elegant sides created through silver wire work to mirror a basket weave. The Rim of the basket has cross hatches to further mirror a basket weave pattern. The substantial swing handle has a twisted form and has stylised acanthus leaves just above each hinge. The Basket has a Stag Crest engraved in the centre of the base.

This basket is of particularly heavy weight and is excellent quality.

Made in 1780 in London by Wakelin & Taylor.

Approx. Weight - 1200g / 40oz.
Approx. Diameter at Rim - 26.8cm
Approx. Height to Rim - 12.2cm
Approx. Height to Handle - 26.8cm
Made in London
Date - 1780
Maker - JOHN WAKELIN & WILLIAM TAYLOR, LONDON

CONDITION

This Basket is in excellent condition with no damage.

MEDIUM

Sterling Silver.

SIGNED/INSCRIBED

Full English Hallmarks.
£8,750
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