London, South Kensington
21 February 2007
A GEORGE III SILVER CAKE BASKET
MARK OF WILLIAM VINCENT, LONDON, 1768
Shaped oval with wirework sides applied with trailing roses, wheat stalks & fruiting vines, "dot & dash" border, the base with punched beading & radiating fluting, on collet foot, fully marked to foot rim, lion passant to handle, the swing handle applied with the same decoration as on the sides, 13¾ in. long (35 cm.), 31 oz.
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