Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket

ROBERT HENNELL I (worked c.1770-1810)

Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket

1784 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,095 gbp
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This antique Georgian sterling silver sweetmeat basket has an oval navette form onto a collet foot.

The body of this sterling silver basket is embellished with a band of pierced decorated vertical pales accented with four foliate motifs.

The basket is further ornamented with two bands of pierced evolute scrolling decoration with a scallop and circular motif decorated border.

The upper rim and foot of the basket are encircled with applied bead decorated borders.

This antique sterling silver basket is fitted with an applied bead decorated swing handle.

The well of the basket is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest depicting out of a ducal coronet a wolf's head.

The foot of the basket is encompassed with horizontal pierced pale decoration incorporating circular motifs.

This George III basket is a fine example of its type.

Dimensions

Length 15.5cm/6.2"

Height to top of handle 12cm/4.75"

Depth 12cm/4.75"

Weight

4.7 troy ounces/146g


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This antique basket is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition in keeping with age.

The bright cut engraved decoration and bright cut engraved crest are very crisp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Robert Hennel I

Origin: London, England

Date: 1784
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2548 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Weight 4.70oz t (146.17g)
Stock Code
A2548
Medium
A fine antique Georgian English sterling silver sweetmeat basket; part of our silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the basket are all very clear.
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