Lot 752: A GEORGE II SILVER CHINOISERIE BREAD BASKET, SAMUEL HERBERT & CO., LONDON, 1756 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: with Chinaman masks above the feet and on the swing handle, the center engraved with arms in a rococo cartouche
repairs to handle, engraved crest on handle largely rubbed and arms in center also softened, otherwise good, no splits to the pierced sides
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Dimensions: length 14 1/4 in.