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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CAKE BASKET

    MARK PROBABLY OF MICHAEL CORMICK, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760

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    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CAKE BASKET
    MARK PROBABLY OF MICHAEL CORMICK, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1760
    Oval, set on four lion's-paw feet with acanthus joins, the body pierced with scrolls and various geometric patterns, the field flat chased with flowers and scrolls, with an overhead swing handle with caryatids and flat chased flowers, marked four times with maker's mark only on body
    13 in. (33 cm.) long; 54 oz. (1,686 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CANADIAN GENTLEMAN