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    A GEORGE III SILVER SUGAR BASKET
    Hester Bateman, London, England, 1779-1780
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), HB, d
    7-3/8 x 4-3/4 x 4-3/8 inches (18.7 x 12.1 x 11.1 cm)
    5.56 troy ounces (sans liner)

    The urn-shape sugar basket with swing handle, bands of vertical piercing alternating with bands of pierced cornflower to body framed with punched pattern, pierced cornflower band to foot, beaded band to swing handle, rim and edge of foot, crest engraved to front, cobalt blue liner.


    Condition Report*: in fine condition with surface scratches commensurate with age
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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