Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket

HENRY ATKINS, SHEFFIELD (worked from 1890-c.1930)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket

1893 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

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This fine Victorian sterling silver sweetmeat basket has an oval flared form onto an oval spreading foot.

The well of the basket is plain and unembellished.

The body of the basket is ornamented with bands of bead decoration in swirl designs, delineating panels of pierced geometric motifs.

The flared shaped rim of the basket incorporates the bead ornamentation from the body and is embellished with a stylised leaf design to each incurve.

This Victorian basket is fitted with a hallmarked pierced decorated interwoven design swing handle, with a rectangular vacant cartouche to the centre of the handpiece.

The foot of this antique basket is ornamented with embossed batwing decoration accented with a bifurcating scroll design to either end.

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 12.6cm/4.9"

Height to rim 5.1cm/2"

Length 15.3cm/6.1"

Depth 12.6cm/4.9"


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

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

The embossed decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface near the rim and part hallmarks struck to the handle are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Henry Atkin

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1893
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2550 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 12.60 cm (4.96 inches)
Stock Code
A2550
Medium
A fine antique Victorian English sterling silver sweetmeat basket; part of our silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface near the rim and part hallmarks struck to the handle are all very clear.
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