• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 507

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET

    MARK OF DAVID BELL, LONDON, 1772

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET
    MARK OF DAVID BELL, LONDON, 1772
    The wirework sides applied with leafy vines and centred by a crested oval cartouche; also a plain George III silver cylindrical teapot by David Whyte (Grimwade 3525), London, 1768; and a small silver salver by Ebenezer Coker, London, 1767, with shell and scroll border, engraved with coat-of-arms
    The basket, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
    23 oz. (713 gr.) (3)


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