London, South Kensington
17 February 2004
A Swiss Silver Basket
Apparently unmarked, attributed to Georg Adam Rehfuss, Bern, first quarter 19th century
The oval openwork basket supported on a spreading foot, the base of basketweave motif with a central classical medallion, with an overhead swing handle - 11 7/8in. (30.2cm.) long, 20oz.
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A very similar, slightly smaller, example by Georg Adam Rehfuss is illustrated in Alain Gruber Weltliches Silber, page 242, number 378.
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