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Antique Sterling Silver Basket (1806) (1 of 9)
AC Silver
Tyne and Wear, UK

Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.

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Antique Sterling Silver Basket (1806)

REF: A9925 / LA417056
£1,535
€1,719
$1,889
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver basket; an addition to our silver basket collection This exceptional antique George III sterling silver fruit basket has a plain rounded rectangular form onto a collet style foot. The body of this impressive sterling silver basket is comprised of wirework loops accented with a solid silver swept, rounded border accented with applied gadroon decoration to the rim. The border design is incorporated into the integrated cylindrical sterling silver handles at either end of the body; each handle features an impressive cast and applied leaf design to the handpiece. This Georgian basket is fitted with a fine and impressive hallmarked rope twist decorated swing handle incorporating a central handpiece reflecting the design to that of the body. The plain central well of this impressive basket is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a lion rampant, holding an ancient battle-axe. Dimensions Height to top of handle 22.4cm/8.8" Height to top of handpiece 10.5cm/4.1" Length 29.6cm/11.7" Width 17.6cm/6.9" Weight 22.8 troy ounces/710g Maker: John Winter & Co (J Winter, J Parsons & C Hall) Date: 1806 Origin: Sheffield, England

measurements

Dimensions Height to top of handle 22.4cm/8.8" Height to top of handpiece 10.5cm/4.1" Length 29.6cm/11.7" Width 17.6cm/6.9" Weight 22.8 troy ounces/710g

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Antique Sterling Silver Basket (1806) (LA417056) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1806

condition

This antique Georgian silver basket is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast ornamentation is very sharp and the bright cut engraved heraldic marking is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the foot are all very clear.

location

This Antique Sterling Silver Basket (1806) is located in United Kingdom