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A George II silver cake basket, William Kidney, London, 1745
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
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126
A George II silver cake basket, William Kidney, London, 1745
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A George II silver cake basket, William Kidney, London, 1745
oval, on four openwork scroll feet terminating in grotesque masks, body pierced with scrolls and latticework, the cast and pierced rim incorporating flowers and foliage, scrolls, a scythe and farming implements, the ends with cast Ceres masks surrounded by wheat sheaths, swing handle with similar ornament, armorial engraved at centre, scratchweight 84=15
38.5cm, 15 1/8 in long
2588gr, 83oz 2dwt
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Provenance

The arms are those of Cooke quartering Warren with Twysden in pretence for George Cooke (1710-1768) of Harefield Park, Middlesex, and his wife Catherine, daughter of Sir Thomas Twysden (d. 1712), 4th Baronet. Miss Twysden married Mr Cooke, MP for Middlesex, in 1735.

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