Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket
Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket

CHARLES ALDRIDGE AND HENRY GREEN (worked from 1750)

Antique George III Sterling Silver Cake Basket

1774 London

Offered by AC Silver

£2,250 gbp
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This impressive George III sterling silver cake basket has an oval rounded form onto a collet style foot.

The body of this antique basket is embellished with fine pierced vertical elliptical diaper pattern ornamentation accented with chased and embossed floral and urn motifs incorporating scrolling leaf brackets and swag decoration.

The shaped rim is ornamented with an impressive foliate garland decorated border accented with floral motifs and stylised scrolling designs.

This basket is fitted with an impressive interlacing twist decorated swing handle.

The plain oval well of this impressive piece is encircled with a band of embossed stylised foliate garland decoration; a simplified design to that of the rim.

The fine and impressive foot is ornamented with pierced horizontal elliptical diaper patter decoration with an applied rope twist style border to the rim.

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 27cm/10.6"

Height to rim 9.3cm/3.6"

Depth 28cm/11"

Length 33.5cm/13.2"

Weight

25.8 troy ounce/802g


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This Georgian sterling silver basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The chased and pierced decoration is very sharp.

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

Reflection in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Charles Aldridge & Henry Green

Origin: London, England

Date: 1774
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2551 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Stock Code
A2551
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver swing handled cake basket; an addition to our dining silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the basket are all very clear.
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