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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 556

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1738

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1738
    Shaped oval and on four panel feet chased with flowers, the sides fluted and pierced with foliage scrolls and quatrefoils, the interior chased with scrolls and rocaille and centring a vacant cartouche, with an overhead swing handle, patched, marked under base
    12½ in. (32 cm.) long
    45 oz. (1,423 gr.)


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    Provenance

    The Executors of Frederick Davis, Esq. J.P., late of Park Crescent; Sotheby's London, 11 May 1899, lot 122 (£67 to S.J. Phillips)
    A Family Settlement; Sotheby's London, 30 April 1996, lot 80