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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 559

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF PETER ARCHAMBO, LONDON, 1744

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF PETER ARCHAMBO, LONDON, 1744
    Shaped oval and on four lion's mask and paw feet, with shell and scroll Venus and Turk mask border, with female mask and scroll swing handle, the sides pierced with scrolls and diaperwork, chased with shell and scroll border, the centre engraved with vacant rococo cartouche, marked on base, the handle unmarked
    12½ in. (32 cm.) long
    52 oz. (1,627gr.)


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    Provenance

    A Gentleman; Sotheby's London, 31 October 1974, lot 175