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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 558

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF MICHAEL PLUMMER, LONDON, 1793

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF MICHAEL PLUMMER, LONDON, 1793
    Navette-shaped with ribbed borders, profusely later chased with flowers and foliage, "C"-scrolls and two vacant rococo cartouches on either side
    15 in. (38 cm.) wide; 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) deep
    30 oz. (930 gr.)


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