A William IV sterling silver basket maker's mark Edward Edw. Jr John & William Barnard London 1837 flared circular with a scrolling acanthus decorated rim and handle raised on a shaped base 934 grs. Total weight of silver 32 cm diameter
acanthus. A stylized leaf motif, one of the primary decorative elements of classical Greek and Roman architecture. Used as a decorative element in English, European and Australian furniture, particularly on the curve of a leg, and as decoration for a corbel.
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