Georgian, George III, Silver Armorial Bread Basket. London 1784 Thomas Chawner. 22 troy ounces.
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Georgian, George III, Silver Armorial Bread Basket. Features an upper pierced section with slanted pales accented with four urns, beneath a beaded rim. The central base of the basket features an armorial and the swing handle with reeded decoration. Raised on a beaded collet foot.
This basket is from the property of the 5th Baron Suttleworth, KG, KCVO. He is a British hereditary peer, as well as a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and a Knight of the Order of the Garter.
Hallmarked to the main basket for London 1784 by Thomas Chawner. Further part hallmarked to the underside of the handle.
In excellent order with no damage to any of the pierced detail. Free of dents and splits. Possible patch repair to the underside of the centre of the handle. This does not show on the main handle surface. Traces of solder to the underside of the base, within the collet foot. Light surface wear commensurate with age.
Approximate weight is 683 grams or 21.96 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions are 37 cm length, 26 cm width and 11 cm height with the handle lowered and 24 cm height raised.