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October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender

George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2016 4:00PM


George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket, London, 1787-88, Henry Chawner, maker, oval form with a bail handle and reticulated rim engraved with pendant floral swags, lg. 13 1/8 in., approx. 24.1 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Handle unmarked, one side possibly re-soldered, Scattered small breaks and restorations to reticulated rim (all fairly unobtrusive overall, see images) and light surface wear abrasions to center.

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