London, South Kensington
18 April 2007
A GEORGE III SILVER SWING-HANDLED CAKE BASKET
MARK OF WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1771
Shaped oval with bead, foliate and floral border, the pierced sides with floral swags, tassels and rosettes, centre engraved with neo-classical armorial within wreath, the pierced oval foot with ropework mount, the pierced handle terminating in leaf-capped "S" scrolls with beaded rat-tails, 14 in. long (35.6 cm.), 37 oz.
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