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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    A FINE GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1754

    Price Realised  

    A FINE GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1754
    Shaped oval on four scrolling shell feet, the rim with acanthus and scroll, body pierced with trellis and conforming decoration, the scroll handle fixed, engraved with flowers and foliage, plain field of body chased with impaled coat-of-arms within rocaille mantling, handle engraved with crest, marked on base and handle
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) long; 43 oz. (1342 gr.)


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