SOLD! for $682.00.
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- Low Estimate: $900.00
- High Estimate: $1,200.00
- Realized: $682.00
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English sterling silver cake or fruit basket, oval with flaring sides, pierced in alterating cross and scroll patterns divided by bands of beading; the center engraved with elaborate armorial crest, atop a pierced foot with gadrooned edges. Side is hallmarked for London, 1761-1762, maker's mark attrib. S. Herbert & Co (working London, mid 18th century, specializing in pierced work). Bail handle has gadrooned edge and no markings. 21.345 oz troy. 10H (handle extended) x 12-3/4" L x 10-1/2"D. 2nd item: French silver beaker with flared, reeded rim, Minerva head mark and maker's mark for Pierre Hippolyte Fournerot, working Paris, circa 1833-1857. Monogram M.B. on underside. 2-7/8"H. 1.73 oz troy. CONDITION: Basket: Handle likely replaced; crest is likely a later addition. A couple of small repaired tears to pierced work. Cup: Light, 3/4"L dent near base, other small scattered light dents.