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A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
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A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET

MARK OF THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1749

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A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET
MARK OF THOMAS GILPIN, LONDON, 1749
Shaped oval, on four shell, scroll and and ears of wheat feet, the sides pierced with scrolls, with gadrooned border and shell shaped side handles, the overhead swing handle cast with rocaille motifs, engraved with an elaborate shell, scroll and vine cartouche enclosing a later coat-of-arms, marked underneath
15 in. (38.2 cm.) long
62 oz. 12 dwt. (1,948 gr.)
Provenance
with M. P. Levene Ltd, London
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