Wear commensurate with age and use. Please see photos and do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions. Notes: Fine early period sweetmeat basket. There is an identical example on page 218 of'Old Sheffield Plate: A History of the 18th Century Plated Trade' by Gordon Crosskey. When studying the photo in the book certain details and blemishes seem identical, which could mean this is the actual basket used.I cannot say with certainty but I believe it to be very likely. Rare SWEETMEAT BASKET SWING HANDLE OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE GEORGE III c1765. 165mm long (6 ½ inches); 140mm wide (5 ½ inches). Great care is taken to ensure the descriptions and photographs are accurate, if you have any problems whatsoever, please contact me anytime. More similar items available - please. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
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