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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET,

    MAKER'S MARK ILLEGIBLE, R.?, DUBLIN, 1806,

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET,
    MAKER'S MARK ILLEGIBLE, R.?, DUBLIN, 1806,
    Of curved, rounded rectangular form, rim engraved with band of figure-of-eight shaped panels of roses, thistles & shamrocks, separated by diaperwork, crested reserve to rim & handle, the crest a demi-gryphon rampant, narrow gadroon border, tucked-in foot, base engraved with monogram "RG" & scratch-wight "oz. 32.16", 13 in. long (33.2 cm.), 30.25 oz.


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