Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket

REBECCA EMES & EDWARD BARNARD I (worked from 1808)

Antique George IV Sterling Silver Fruit Basket

1821 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,595 gbp
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This exceptional antique George IV sterling silver basket has a shaped circular form onto a circular domed foot.

The body of this impressive antique fruit basket is embellished with embossed and pierced fruiting vine ornamentation incorporating grape clusters and tendrils.

The centre of the well is ornamented with an impressive contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a heart with two wings surmounting a decorated helm and mantling, all encompassed with the inscription 'In rememberance of past kindness never to be forgotten'.

The scalloped, shaped rim of this antique sterling silver fruit basket is encompassed with embossed floral and scrolling leaf designs.

This George IV basket retains the original sterling silver rope twist decorated swing handle.

The circular foot is encircled with impressive chased leaf ornamentation to a collet style rim, all incorporating a matte background.

Dimensions

Diameter of rim 26.2cm/10.3"
Diameter of well 15cm/5.9"
Height to rim 8.8cm/3.5"
Height to top of handle 21.2cm/8.3"

Weight

20.5 troy ounces/639g


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This antique sterling silver fruit basket is a very good gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality for its type and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased and embossed decoration is exceptionally sharp and the heraldic markings are very crisp.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Maker: Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I

Date: 1821

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7601 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.30 inch (21.08 cm)
Diameter 10.30 inch (26.16 cm)
Weight 20.50oz t (637.55g)
Stock Code
A7601
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George IV English sterling silver fruit basket; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear.
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