London, South Kensington
30 November 2007
A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET,
MARK OF RANDAL CASHELL, DUBLIN, 1799,
Shaped oval with two fluted panels on either side, pedestal foot, engraved with stag's head crest, moulded rim, 6¾ in. long (17 cm.), 8.75 oz.
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