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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    A GEORGE III SILVER CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1773

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1773
    Oval, on pierced oval foot, pierced and chased with bellflower garlands and paterae, the field engraved with a coat-of-arms, the handle pierced, marked on body, the base with scratchweight S 44=4 and 42=15
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) long; 41 oz. 10 dwt.


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    Provenance

    with A.D.C. Heritage, London, 1984


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA