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A George II Silver Cake Basket, William Cripps, London, 1746

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from a Canadian Private Collection

A George II Silver Cake Basket, William Cripps, London, 1746

A George II Silver Cake Basket, William Cripps, London, 1746

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Property from a Canadian Private Collection


A George II Silver Cake Basket, William Cripps, London, 1746

pierced with panels of diaper and rococo scrolls, the shaped handle springing from two masks and decorated with grapevine

fully marked, underside with scratch weight 65=15 with the 5 scratched out


64 oz 5 dwt

2003 g

length 15 in.

38 cm

Four old repairs to underside of rim. Center of handle with splits at seams. As noted re later 18th century arms, otherwise good condition.


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Sotheby's London July, 1990 lot 372
Sotheby's New York, March 31, 2011, lot 585
The arms are those of Woodhouse impaling Hoskyns.