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George II Sterling Silver Basket, London, 1747

US$10,653.79

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A very good large silver swing handle basket of pierced oval form. The arched swing handle with two cast female busts arising from a leaf capped double C-scroll support. The cast and applied rim of shaped foliate and floral entwined decoration. The central bowl of the basket engraved with a rocaille cartouche containing an armorial. The top of the handle is decorated with a leaf form cartouche within which is the crest of a deer. The sides of the raised basket with hand cut pierced decoration. The whole standing on four cast and applied legs, decorated with a beautiful scrolling foliate design rising to high relief female faces, on leaf-form pad feet. Hallmarked to the underside for London 1747 by Edward Aldridge. The underside of the handle bears the lion passant and maker’s mark, both struck twice. This is a beautifully decorated and impressive piece of early Georgian silver in very good condition. The hallmarks are very well struck, lovely patina and excellent gauge to the silver, with some minor repairs. The workmanship is of the very highest quality of exceptional the weight and size. This is a wonderful example of Edward Aldridge’s work and other pieces of his are to be found in the V and A museum. Measures: Length 37cm or 14.5” Height to top of handle: 30 cm or 12” Width 30.5 cm or 12” Weight: 1736 g or 55.8 oz Troy or 61.2 oz.

Details

  • Creator
    Edward Aldridge (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.01 in. (30.5 cm)Width: 12.01 in. (30.5 cm)Depth: 14.57 in. (37 cm)
  • Style
    George II (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1740-1749
  • Date of Manufacture
    1747
  • Condition
    Repaired: Some old repairs. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Cornwall, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3939311949291

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Cornwall, United Kingdom
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