ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER FRUIT BASKET, HUNT & ROSKELL c.1870

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER FRUIT BASKET, HUNT & ROSKELL c.1870

4,795.00

19th Century Victorian silver fruit basket, made in the 'Teniers' style, basket decorated with a rural landscape and scenes of peasants drinking, the domed base with rural scenes, edges applied with shell and scroll boarders, the swinging handle realistically modelled as intertwining tree branches.

Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1870 (p), Maker's mark IH&RR for John Hunt & Robert Roskell, stamped on the base, Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer 5725.

Reference Number: A5500

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Victorian extremely rare solid silver fruit basket, made in the 'Teniers' style, (a renowned Dutch painter), basket decorated with a rural landscape and scenes of peasants drinking, the domed base with rural scenes, edges applied with shell and scroll boarders, the swinging handle realistically modelled as intertwining tree branches.

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1870 (p), Maker's mark IH&RR (John Hunt & Robert Roskell), stamped on the base, Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer 5725, center engraved with a large family crest.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 28cm
Width: 32.5cm
Weight: 1515g