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    A William Plummer Victorian Silver Reticulated Cake Basket, London, England, circa 1844-1845
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), J, WP
    4-3/4 x 15 x 12-1/4 inches (12.1 x 38.1 x 31.1 cm)
    41.01 troy ounces

    The ovular basket with a cast, segment scroll, reticulated handle, alternating panels with diaperwork and scroll motifs, engraved Oglander crest inscribed SERVARE MUNIA VITAE to the center, which translates 'To observe the duties of life', reticulated bell, floral and scroll base raised on four scroll feet.


    Condition Report*: Handle raised measures 11-1/2 inches high. Scratches to the interior of the basket, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age and indicative of use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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