Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style

JONATHAN WILSON HUKIN & JOHN THOMAS HEATH (worked from 1882)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bon Bon Basket, Design Style

1882 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver bon bon basket has a flared oval form with an incurved upper portion.

The surface of this antique silver basket is plain and unembellished.

This Victorian bon bon basket retains the original hallmarked hinged swing handle ornamented with the original intricately braided wicker covering.

The hinge of the handle is embellished with an applied rivet style socket in junction with the body.

The formation of this exceptional example of Victorian silverware, crafted by Jonathan Wilson Hukin & John Thomas Heath, reflects the design and style of the collectable designer Christopher Dresser*.

* Christopher Dresser's geometric style was one of the most important and crucial influences of the late nineteenth century Aesthetic Movement, working in ceramics, glass, graphics metal and woven work. This movement followed a methology of creating work which has a visual effect over the more traditional Victorian illustrative style.

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 14.3cm/5.6"
Height 6.7cm/2.6"
Length 17cm/6.7"
Width 11.4cm/4.5"

Weight

5.7 troy ounces/177g


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This antique silver basket is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The basket has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the anterior surface of the body and part hallmarks to the handle are all very clear in keeping with age.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Jonathan Wilson Hukin & John Thomas Heath

Date: 1882

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A6507 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Height 14.30 cm (5.63 inches)
Width 11.40 cm (4.49 inches)
Depth 17.00 cm (6.69 inches)
Weight 5.70oz t (177.27g)
Stock Code
A6507
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver bon bon basket made in the Design style; an addition to our diverse ornamental silver collection.
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Full hallmarks struck to the anterior surface of the body and part hallmarks to the handle are all very clear in keeping with age.
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