GEORGIAN GEORGE II ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER CAKE BASKET LONDON 1742

GEORGIAN GEORGE II ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER CAKE BASKET LONDON 1742
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1742 London
A magnificent George II Georgian Silver Swing Handled Cake Basket. This exceptionally heavy weight Cake basket is a particularly good example, being of substantial weight and wonderful design. The Basket stands on four cast feet with a face on the terminal of each foot. The rim of the basket has a shell and scroll design with a reclining classical figure on each end. The Swing Handle features a finely modelled face just above the hinges of the handle. The Sides of the basket have a delicate pierced pattern while the interior base and sides also feature ornate engraved patterning. The centre of the interior has an engraved crest within an ornate cartouche.

Date - 1742.
Made in London.
Maker - John Luff.

Approx. Weight - 62.5oz / 2 kgs
Approx. Height to Handle - 28.7cm
Approx. Height to Rim - 9.9cm
Approx. Length - 35.6cm
Approx. With - 34.5cm
Made in London
Date - 1742

CONDITION

This Basket is in excellent condition.

MEDIUM

Sterling Silver.

SIGNED/INSCRIBED

Full English Hallmarks.
SOLD

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