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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 552

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1736

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1736
    Shaped oval and on short openwork foot, the sides pierced with scrolls and latticework, the fixed overhead handle with leaf-capped scrolls and engraved diaperwork, the base applied later with a circular shield and engraved with a cypher below a baron's coronet, marked underneath and on handle, the base further engraved with a scratchweight '56"15'
    12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) wide
    54 oz. (1,689 gr.)
    The cypher is that of the Barons Ashburton, perhaps for Louisa Caroline Baring (1827-1903), second wife of William Bingham Baring, 2nd Baron Ashburton (1799-1864).


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
    (Lots 548-555)