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SA781710

Very Good George III Silver Swing Handled Basket London 1791 Henry Chawner

Price

£395 | $550 USD | €460 EUR
Item Number: SA781710
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Eastdale Antiques
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

This bright cut engraved George III silver sweetmeat swing handled basket was made in London in 1791 by Henry Chawner and measures 7 3/16 inches in length by 5 inches wide and is 2.5 inches tall 6.25 inches with handle raised. It has a beaded border to both the basket and the oval foot rim. There is a row of engraving below the bead border which then leads to a band of engraving of a butterfly design to the centre of the basket there is a shaped cartouche bearing the inscription THE GIFT OF R.Y LONG TO I FLEURY. A superb basket in excellent condition with the engraving being as crisp as the day it was made, it is fully hallmarked the body and with the lion passant to the handle and weighs 5.75 ounces or 179 grams.
Payment is accepted by bank transfer, cheque, credit and debit cards and paypal. Postage is via Royal Mail or DHL and is included in the price for the UK - overseas via Royal Mail signed for or DHL dependant on where you live.



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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


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Eastdale Antiques
Derbyshire
United Kingdom
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