George III silver sugar basket

George III silver sugar basket

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2076

An elegant silver sugar basket with a swing handle and fluted decorations around base and body; all design features of the late 18th century.

The bowl of this silver sugar basked has a gilded interior and is engraved with a family crest - out of a ducal coronet, an English rose clasped by a hand - and families using this crest are Brogden, Clutterbuck, Crause, Lucy, Taunton, Wolfall and Yvain.

Total height including handle is 175mm (7").

Dimensions:

Height 110 mm / 4 "
Width 155 mm / 6 "
Depth 105 mm / 4 "
Weight 289 g (9.29 troy ozs)
Year

1794

Place

London

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