13 - 14 June 2002
A George III silver cake-basket
Mark of John Wakelin and Robert Garrard, London, 1793
Hemispherical and on circular collet foot, with looped reeded wirework sides, reeded border and similar swing handle, the centre engraved with a crest with viscount's coronet above, marked on handle and under base
10½in (26.5cm.) diam.
The crest is for Thomas, 3rd Viscount Weymouth, later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796).
Supplied to Thomas, 3rd Viscount Weymouth, later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796) and by descent
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Victoria and Albert Museum Mss. SD.95.0050, John Wakelin and Robert Garrard Gentleman's Ledger 1796-1803, folio
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