About the object

AN OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE SILVER SWING HANDLED FRUIT OR CAKE BASKET. GEORGE III, CIRCA 1785.

Of oval form with a wire work body, pierced and engraved foliate decoration, the centre engraved with a foliate cartouche and initialled. Pierced swing handle. L:33cm (13ins).

Origin: English

Circa:1785

 

Stock number

A9846