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A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET
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A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET

MARK OF BURRIDGE DAVENPORT, LONDON, 1773

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A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET
MARK OF BURRIDGE DAVENPORT, LONDON, 1773
Shaped oval and on a spreading gadrooned foot, the sides pierced and chased with latticework, scalework and husk swags, below an openwork scroll, foliage, bird and basket of flowers border, with swing handle with female bust terminals, later engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked near one end and on handle
15¾ in. (40 cm.) long
39 oz. (1,198 gr.)
The arms are those of Humberston impaling Hughes for Philip Stapleton Humberston of Chester and his wife Elizabeth Henrietta, third daughter of Hugh Hughes, brother of William, first Baron Dinorben (1767-1852), whom he married in 1840. Philip Stapleton Humberston was M.P. for Chester in 1859 and founding president, with Earl Grosvenor, of the Grosvenor Club in 1866. He was also a major in the local volunteers
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