• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 516

    A GEORGE III OVAL SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE, LONDON, 1763

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III OVAL SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE, LONDON, 1763
    The sides embossed with beaded spiral fluting and pierced with stars, quatrefoils and stars, foliate gadroon borders, foot pierced with saltyres and tear-drop motifs, cast handle applied with cartouche, underside engraved with initials A.C G.G -- 16 in. (40.7 cm.) long; 50.5 oz. (1,566 gr.)


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