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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1765
    Shaped oval with gadroon border applied with flowers and buds, the sides pierced with alternating panels of geometric designs and scrolling foliage, on openwork base with gadroon and floral supports terminating in rococo scroll feet, the pierced handle applied with a vacant oval cartouche, centre engraved with coat-of-arms within a wreath
    11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high; 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm.) long
    41.5 oz. (1288 gr.)


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    The arms are those of a married lady surnamed Blythe of Lincolnshire, nee Inman

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage