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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 540

    A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF LEWIS HERNE AND FRANCIS BUTTY, LONDON, 1760

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF LEWIS HERNE AND FRANCIS BUTTY, LONDON, 1760
    Shaped oval and on waved foot, with part beaded swing handle pierced with latticework, the foot and sides pierced with panels of scrolls and quatrefoils between beading, with corded borders, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on side and on handle
    13 1/8in. (33.5cm.) long
    29 oz. (927 gr.)
    The arms are those of Jenkinson impaling Bestow


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION