Antique 1830's Regency Old Sheffield plate pedestal cake basket, swing handle
Regency Old Sheffield plate cake basket of shallow fluted round form, trimmed with a large gadrooned border and raised on a pedestal foot. The overhead swing handle has circular box hinges and is decorated with applied acanthus leaves and scrolling feather design. The centre of the handle has a vacant cartouche, so this can be personalised as a present. Old Sheffield Plate is the process of fusing a layer of silver on to a layer of copper. The process was discovered by Thomas Boulsover in 1742; it was replaced by cheaper electroplating around 1840. 8 cm tall to rim. 24 cm tall to handle. 29.5 cm diameter on top.
Some copper bleeding and scuffing commensurate with age; few tiny dark marks; small dings to centre; the rim of the foot is a bit uneven; small verdigris mark to foot. 29.5 cm diameter on top Very good antique condition. Some copper bleeding and scuffing commensurate with age; few tiny dark marks; small dings to centre; the rim of the foot is a bit uneven; small verdigris mark to. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Other Antique Silverplate". The seller is "popugai" and is located in this country: GB.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia.
- Antique: Yes
- Product: Bowls
- Pattern: English Gadroon
- Age: 1800-1849
- Material: Silver Plate
- Style: Antique
- Brand: Sheffield
- Composition: Silver Plate