• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A GEORGE III OVAL SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF PETER, ANN AND WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1800

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III OVAL SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF PETER, ANN AND WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1800
    With reeded, petalled borders, the inside bright-engraved with a band of rushes and paterae, reeded handle, the underside of the base engraved with William Ingham, to Anthy & Alice Surtees -- 4½ in. (36.9 cm.) long; 28 oz. (868 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Presented to Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall and his wife Alice (née Blackett, 1781-1827) on the occasion of their 1801 wedding.

    Eleanor Surtees, wife of John Vereker, 5th Viscount Gort and by descent to the current owner.