30 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,200
A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED OVAL CAKE BASKET,
MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1781,
Bead borders, sides pierced with broad chainwork band centred by stylised flower-heads, a further band of slats with floral rosettes at intervals, engraved with swags & pierced oval medallions centred by neo-classical urns, beaded handle & pierced foot, centre engraved with a widow's arms, Warner, 13½ in. long (35 cm.), 27 oz.
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