• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF GUSTAVUS BYRNE, DUBLIN, 1799

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF GUSTAVUS BYRNE, DUBLIN, 1799
    Navette form with reeded borders, the sides with moulded wavy band above partially pierced engraved band of foliate motifs, the lower sides with band of stylised stiff leaves, centre engraved with crest of an eagle displayed, on slat-pierced, tucked-in oval foot
    14 in. (35.6 cm.) long
    24 oz. (744 gm.)


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