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An Elegant George III Dessert Basket

Silver-gilt & glass
London, 1809
Maker’s mark of Benjamin & James Smith

Length: 32cm, 12.5in
Weight: 1,792g, 57oz 12dwt

£65,000

Description

The basket on four feet decorated with shells, the body imitating a openwork basket decorated with vine tendrils, leaves and grapes. Each leaf cast a applied individually.

An Elegant George III Dessert Basket Reference: 22936.1