A GEORGE III SILVER SWEETMEAT BASKET, London, 1766, maker's mark ?Widow of Edward Aldridge Senior (cf: Grimwade, unregistered marks, no. 3530), oval, on oval base with corded rim, pierced with geometric motifs, the center chased with stylized blossom within beaded oval, the sides chased with panels of stylized foliage and blossoms, enclosed by scrolls and punched beaded straps, with applied gadrooned wavy rim quartered by shells, with openwork ovolo swing handle--6½in. (16.5cm.) long, 4.5oz.

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A GEORGE III SILVER SWEETMEAT BASKET, London, 1766, maker's mark ?Widow of Edward Aldridge Senior (cf: Grimwade, unregistered marks, no. 3530), oval, on oval base with corded rim, pierced with geometric motifs, the center chased with stylized blossom within beaded oval, the sides chased with panels of stylized foliage and blossoms, enclosed by scrolls and punched beaded straps, with applied gadrooned wavy rim quartered by shells, with openwork ovolo swing handle--6½in. (16.5cm.) long, 4.5oz.
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