Lot Details

George II Silver Cake Basket
Paul de Lamerie, London, 1742
Oval on four mask feet, the body pierced and engraved with foliate scrolls and wheat sheafs, the rim applied with reeded band and masks, the pierced handle cast with flowers and scrolls. Length 13 3/4 inches (35 cm.), approximately 49 ounces.

C Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Family

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Clearly hallmarked underside; the center engraved with crest; light scratches and marking from normal use; one 3/4 inch section of piercing lost (to one wheat sheaf); handle apparently unmarked; some slight bending to scroll work; good detail to masks and decoration; slight rock to base

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Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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