London, South Kensington
13 February 2001
A GEORGE III BASKET
MARK OF JOHN HENRY VERE & WILLIAM LUTWYCH, 1765-66
of shaped oval form, raised on a rim foot, the wirework sides applied with sprays of flowers, below a partly beaded border with a wheat and scroll motif swing handle, the centre chased with wheat and engraved with coat-of-arms within a cartouche for Blake, the underside engraved with scratchweight 35=7 - 35.5cm(14in),34oz.
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