ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER LARGE BASKET, HERBERT & CO c.1752

ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER LARGE BASKET, HERBERT & CO c.1752

6,595.00

18th Century George II silver cake / bread basket, of shaped oval form, with pierced foliage scroll sides with applied cast and openwork grapevine border, with figural overhead swing handle modelled as a dolphin, it rests on a cast openwork base with masks and lion masks. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1752 (r), Maker's mark SHBH for Samuel Herbert & Co.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3815

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DESCRIPTION

Antique mid-18th Century George II solid silver cake / bread basket, of shaped oval form, with pierced foliage scroll sides with applied cast and openwork grapevine border, with figural overhead swing handle modelled as a dolphin, it rests on a cast openwork base with masks and lion masks. The centre is engraved with a large and decorative coat of arms, the handle is engraved with a crest.

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1752 (r), Maker's mark SHBH (Samuel Herbert & Co).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

SIZE

Height (with handle): 29cm

Width: 38.3 x 32.3cm

Weight: 1860g