Filigree sterling silver swing handle basket sitting on four raised petal feet and a twist handle, c.1900.
This large, heavy and well made basket is unmarked, but has been carefully tested for silver content.
Weighing 782 grams or 25.2 ozs. Troy, this especially attractive basket is 11" in diameter, 2 1/2" tall to the rim, and 5" tall to the top of the handle.
One of the most impressive pieces of filigree silver that we have ever seen, this is certain to please.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Item ID: r3256