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A GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET

MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND JOHN STAMPER, LONDON, 1756

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A GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET
MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE AND JOHN STAMPER, LONDON, 1756
Oval and with pierced sides and a rocaille, foliage and flower border, the overhead swing handle with bust terminals, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, the handle engraved with a crest, marked on side and handle
16¾ in. (42.8 cm.) long
58 oz. (1,790 gr.)
The arms are those of Hoare impaling Drake, quartering Tyrwhitt, for Hugh Richard Hoare (1787-1857) of Lillingstone, co. Buckingham, later 4th Bt., who married Anne, daughter of Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake (d. 1810) of Shardeloes.
Provenance
Perhaps anonymous sale [H. Oliver]; Christie's London, 5 November 1941, lot 102 (£43 to Burfitt)
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