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A FINE GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET
A FINE GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET

MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1754

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A FINE GEORGE II SILVER CAKE BASKET
MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1754
Shaped oval on four scrolling shell feet, the rim with acanthus and scroll, body pierced with trellis and conforming decoration, the scroll handle fixed, engraved with flowers and foliage, plain field of body chased with impaled coat-of-arms within rocaille mantling, handle engraved with crest, marked on base and handle
13½ in. (34.3 cm.) long; 43 oz. (1342 gr.)

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The arms are those of Willmot impaling those of another
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