A George III Antique Silver Cake Basket
A George III Antique Silver Cake Basket

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Antique Silver George III Cake Basket made in 1762


A rare George III antique silver pierced cake basket in pristine condition. Made for the inauguration of the Tarporley Hunt Club in 1762 (England’s Oldest Hunt Club).

Date 1760
Made By Edward Aldridge & John Stamper
Location London
Stock Number W161x8

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Maker: Edward Aldridge & John Stamper

A rare George III antique silver pierced cake basket in pristine condition made by Edward Aldridge (Sr. and Jr.).

Made for the inauguration of the Tarporley Hunt Club in 1762 (England’s Oldest Hunt Club). The engraving, of a huntsman, is unusually built into the piece, indicating that the basket was a special commission.

Dimensions: 34 x 28 cm

Signed/Inscribed: 1762

Edward Aldridge & John Stamper

Re John Stamper from “Whitehall Evening” – period in partnership with Edward Aldridge (1753-7).

Hallmark often seen on fine quality baskets and inkstands.

See biography: Edward Aldridge.

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