A SILVER-GILT OPENWORK SUGAR BASKET
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A SILVER-GILT OPENWORK SUGAR BASKET

UNMARKED, PROBABLY CIRCA 1775

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A SILVER-GILT OPENWORK SUGAR BASKET
UNMARKED, PROBABLY CIRCA 1775
The wirework sides applied with trailing flowers and ribbon-tied foliage, narrow rope-work rims and swing handle, the latter applied with flowers on top, the foot rim engraved with a baron's coronet between two crests, fitted with a later detachable silver-gilt liner, mark of William Eley, London, 1824, and a detached gilt disc intended to fit inside the foot, with modern presentation inscription
4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high, including handle
7 oz. (217 gr.)
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