A George II silver swing-handled basket By S. Herbert & Co, London 1754
Lot 161
A George II silver swing-handled basket By S. Herbert & Co, London 1754
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,805) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A George II silver swing-handled basket
By S. Herbert & Co, London 1754
Shaped oval outline with an applied border of wheat-sheaves and trailing fruiting vine tendrils, the sides pierced with alternate panels of scrollwork and quatrefoil motifs, raised on four mask-capped, scroll and shell pad feet, the unmarked handle embellished with a scroll-edged cartouche and issuing from grotesque fish, centre engraved with a coat of arms, height 9.2cm, length 36.5cm, weight 53.5oz.

Footnotes

  • The arms are of Chester impaled by another.
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