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George III Reticulated Silver Basket

Auction:
2332
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

George III Reticulated Silver Basket, London, 1775, Burrage Davenport, maker, oval, on reeded reticulated foot, base of body stamped with acanthus and wavy band, sides with navette, reed, scroll and quatrefoil piercing, accented with patera roundels conjoined by husk swags, lion's mask to each end, scalloped gadrooned rim, with reticulated and gadrooned swing handle, lg. 14 in., approx. 27 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

London, Burrage Davenport, Acanthus, Conjoined twins

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