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A George III Silver Cake Basket

MAKER'S MARK OF EDWARD ALDRIDGE, 1766

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A George III Silver Cake Basket
maker's mark of Edward Aldridge, 1766
Oval and on a pierced gallery foot with gadrooned border, the sides pierced with panels of flower heads, lattice-work and scrolls divided by embossed beaded ribs, the rim chased with a shell and gadrooned border, the pierced swing handle issuing from cast shell-form hinges, the centre enngraved with a crest and motto within a scrolled cartouche
14½in. (36.8cm.)
marked on the rim, the handle apparently unmarked
29oz.
The crest and motto are those of Oliphant
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