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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 214

    A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET

    MARK OF BENJAMIN AND JAMES SMITH, LONDON, 1809

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET
    MARK OF BENJAMIN AND JAMES SMITH, LONDON, 1809
    Circular and on spreading foot, the border with openwork wheat and foliage and with a ribbon-tied reeded rim heightened with fruiting grapevines, with overhead swing handle applied with flower, the base cast to simulate wicker, engraved with initials, marked underneath and on handle
    12 3/8 in. (31.3 cm.) diam.
    49 oz. (1,518 gr.)


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