Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Basket 1780 Wire Work Cake / Bread / Serving

Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Basket 1780 Wire Work Cake / Bread / Serving
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1780 England
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

Signed/Inscribed: Full English Hallmarks.

STOCK CODE - GEO01 DIN01 BOW01MS
Made in England
Date - 1780
Maker - John Wakelin & William Taylor

Height 10.55 inch (26.80 cm)
Diameter 10.55 inch (26.80 cm)

CONDITION

Good

MEDIUM

Sterling Silver
£11,000

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