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George III Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Basket
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Description
George III Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Basket, hallmarked Dublin, 1799, by John Stoyte, of navette form, with upswept fluted ends, decorated with engraved floral paterae and wrigglework banding above opposing navette-shaped cartouches en suite, raised on a waisted stem above a conforming foot, with reeded swing handle, one cartouche engraved with the crest of Taylor, Marquess of Headfort, h. 5-1/4" (8-1/2" with handle), l. 7-5/8", w. 5", 8.80 t. oz..
Condition
Overall Condition: Good. There is a very short (1/4") vertical break at the rim on one side of each handle, but otherwise no condition issues noted beyond the expected signs of age: light scuffs, dings, etc. Nice engraving and decoration. Hallmarked (on the underside of the foot) with: 1) the Dublin crowned harp; 2) the Hibernia duty mark; 3) the date letter "C" for 1799; and 4) the "I.S" maker's mark of John Stoyte. Marks very crisp and clean.
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George III Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Basket

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Jul 26, 2014
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Starting Price $650
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0045: George III Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Basket

Sold for $750
1 Bid
Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $650
New Orleans Auction July Sale: Day 1 of 2
Jul 26, 2014 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0045 Details

Description
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George III Irish Sterling Silver Sugar Basket, hallmarked Dublin, 1799, by John Stoyte, of navette form, with upswept fluted ends, decorated with engraved floral paterae and wrigglework banding above opposing navette-shaped cartouches en suite, raised on a waisted stem above a conforming foot, with reeded swing handle, one cartouche engraved with the crest of Taylor, Marquess of Headfort, h. 5-1/4" (8-1/2" with handle), l. 7-5/8", w. 5", 8.80 t. oz..
Condition
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Overall Condition: Good. There is a very short (1/4") vertical break at the rim on one side of each handle, but otherwise no condition issues noted beyond the expected signs of age: light scuffs, dings, etc. Nice engraving and decoration. Hallmarked (on the underside of the foot) with: 1) the Dublin crowned harp; 2) the Hibernia duty mark; 3) the date letter "C" for 1799; and 4) the "I.S" maker's mark of John Stoyte. Marks very crisp and clean.

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