For your consideration is an ANTIQUE GEORGE III STERLING 925 SILVER SADDLE-FORM HANDLED BASKET c. 1794, part of a small group of George III sterling silver holloware i have listed. This fine basket is in su perb condition and the handle and hinge quite sound.
One side of the bowl is engraved with an armorial crest depicting a rampant lion with broad axe. The piece measures 16.5cm/6.5" tall to the raised handle; 10.4cm/4"tall to highest point on rim; 15.5cm/6-1/8 at its longest(rim to rim) and weighs 232grams(7.48oz. The bottom of the base is incised with. MAKER MARK - SH in rectangular chamfered lozenge: Solomon Hougham reg.1793 PURITY MARK - Lion Passant: 925 Sterling Silver CITY MARK - Crowned Leopard in shield lozenge: LONDON DATE MARK - Lower Case letter't': 1794 DUTY MARK - George III. This basket has been extremely well looked-after and is sure to delight! The last photo shows the dishes with the other Georgian holloware pieces being listed for reference only; this sale is for the basket only. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "fine-eclectic" and is located in this country: CA.
This item can be shipped worldwide.