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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 215

    A SUITE OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER BASKETS

    MARK OF JOHN WAKELIN AND WILLIAM TAYLOR, LONDON, 1787

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SUITE OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER BASKETS
    MARK OF JOHN WAKELIN AND WILLIAM TAYLOR, LONDON, 1787
    Each oval and with arcaded pierced sides applied with acanthus foliage, on four acanthus bud feet, with waved Greek key pattern rim and two ram's mask drop-ring handles and two ribbon-tied circular cartouches, each applied with the Royal arms within Garter motto flanked on either side by the initials 'GR', the largest basket on conforming stand with similar arcaded foliage borders, on four acanthus bud feet and with similar circular engraved cartouches, each marked underneath
    the stand 15¼ in. (39 cm.) wide
    the smaller baskets 10½ in. (26.6 cm.) wide
    144 oz. (4,483 gr.)
    The Royal arms are those of King George III. (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE 14TH EARL OF KINTORE
    (LOTS 214-216)