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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED OVAL CAKE BASKET,

    MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1781,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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