Antique Silver George III Sugar Basket made in 1773

£1,600

A large and unusual Georgian silver swing-handled sugar basket which is superbly decorated with neoclassical motifs including bows, swags, palmettes and a pierced frieze of Greek key decoration to the foot.

Date1773
Made ByBurrage Davenport
LocationLondon
Stock NumberW30x20
W30x20
Date:
1773
Maker: Burrage Davenport
£1,600
Description

A large and unusual Georgian silver swing-handled sugar basket which is superbly decorated with neoclassical motifs including bows, swags, palmettes and a pierced frieze of Greek key decoration to the foot.

The body is beautifully fluted with cleverly shaded panels interspersed with plain panels and a vacant cartouche to one side.

The basket still retains its cobalt blue liner which is removable.

The basket is in very condition throughout and is a lovely piece of 18th century neoclassical silver.

Dimensions: height (to top of handle) 20.5 cm, diameter 11.6 cm; weight 10 troy oz.

Maker
Burrage Davenport

Hallmarks registered prior to March, 1773. His workshop was 6 Foster Lane, London.

He was known for making exceptional cake baskets, inkstands and seems to have specialised in fine pierced work.

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