Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets
Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets

BURRAGE DAVENPORT (worked from c.1770)

Antique George III Pair of Sterling Silver Sugar Baskets

1780 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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These exceptional antique George III English sterling silver swing handled sugar baskets have a circular bell shaped form onto a pedestal and domed circular foot.

The body of each graduating piece is encircled with impressive bright cut engraved foliate festoons suspended from circular motifs incorporated into stylised husk swags.

The decoration to the swags includes a bright cut engraved bordered cartouche, surmounted with a simplified ribbon bow and displaying the contemporary initials ‘SES’.

The upper portion and foot of these baskets are encompassed with bands of chevron and circular motifs below an applied bead decorated border.

These Georgian sterling silver baskets are fitted with applied bead decorated swing handles.

Dimensions

Large Basket

Height to top of handle 16.3cm/6.4"

Diameter of rim 9.8cm/3.9"

Diameter of foot 6.6cm/2.6"

Small Basket

Height to top of handle 15.3cm/6"

Diameter of rim 8cm/3.1"

Diameter of foot 6cm/2.4"

Total Weight

10.2 troy ounces/316g


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These antique sugar baskets are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each basket are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Burrage Davenport

Origin: London, England

Date: 1780
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3193 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 10.20oz t (317.22g)
Stock Code
A3193
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, graduating pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver sugar baskets; an addition to our presentation silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each basket are all very clear.
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