MILITARY INTEREST: A Victorian Britannia standard silver-gilt two-handled basket
by Carrington & Co, London 1899
In the 18th century Dutch manner; flaring oval form with ropetwist rims, the body pierced with vertical slats between pierced bead borders with a central guilloche band, the upper body applied with two ribboned cast portrait medallions between husked swags, the cast rams head handles with loop attachments, raised on four bracket feet, underside engraved with script monogram F & N R below a coronet "On their Golden Wedding from C. & G. B. 17th May 1909" with clear glass liner, length 40cm, weight 60oz.
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