1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket

1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket

1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket

Presented is a superb English Georgian sterling silver cake or bread basket. This piece dates to 1827 and was made by Robert Hennell II. The basket is done in a lovely classical form.

The basket has an ornate gadrooned rim, beautifully decorated with scrolled leaf and shell designs. The swing handle is also decorated with foliate designs, with a cartouche in the center. This cartouche has an engraved crest of a demi boar rampant. This piece is in great condition.

There are no splits, no breaks, no dents, no monogram removals, and no repairs. This piece is hallmarked on the side with the lion passant for sterling silver, the leopard's head for the city of London, the date letter m for 1827, King George IV's head duty mark, and the maker's mark for Robert Hennell II. The lion passant stamp is partially worn, but still intelligible. The handle is also hallmarked with the lion passant for sterling silver, King George IV's head duty mark, and the maker's mark for Robert Hennell II.

The basket measures about 13 3/8 by 12 inches, LxW. The height to the rim is 3 1/8 inches, and 9 3/4 inches to the top of the handle. The basket weighs 1207 grams or 42.6 regular ounces. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "robertcharlessilver" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
1827 Superb English Georgian Sterling Silver Cake/Bread Basket