georgian silver wirework sugar basket by thomas pitt london 1769

GEORGIAN SILVER WIREWORK SUGAR BASKET BY THOMAS PITT, LONDON 1769


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

FEV85

Description

This is a rare and fabulous George III silver sugar or sweetmeat basket dated London 1769.
Of generous proportion, the wire-work body applied with birds of paradise amongst fruiting branches.
The sides with an articulated rope-twist handle, embellished by a floral garland.
The rim with gadroon border.
Raised on a circular pedestal foot with conforming gadroon border.
Hallmarks:
Maker's marks "T. " partially erased, most probably Thomas Pitt, who was active in the 1760's and specialised in pierced works and baskets.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "O" for 1769
Condition:
Wirework in very good condition.
Some very minor losses to the applied decorations , barely noticeable, metioned for accuracy.
Foot and handle in excellent condition.
Glass in perfect condition.
Dimensions:
Height up to handle: 16cm / 6.2 inches.
Diameter: 11cm / 4.2 inches.
Width: 9cm / 3 inches.
Postage UK: 11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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Internal Ref: FEV85


Dimensions

Height = 16 cm (6")
Width = 11 cm (5")
Depth = 11 cm (5")



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