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A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER BASKET
MAKER'S MARK OF ROBERT CALDERWOOD, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1745

Shaped oval, on openwork rocaille and grotesque mask feet, the sides pierced and with everted rim applied with rocaille, scrolls and foliage, the swing handle with rocaille and foliage, the scroll joins with grotesque masks within rocaille below, the center engraved with Baronet's coat-of-arms within architecture, foliage, entwined fish, diaperwork and two terms, the rim engraved with a crest, the base engraved with a horse and jockey, marked under base and with scratch weight 65=0
13¾in. (34.9cm.) long
(59oz., 1840gr.)

Lot Essay

The arms appear to be those of Gifford
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