Learn about Baskets - Silver

Although we have separate categories for various types of silver baskets according to their catalogue description - bon-bon, bread, cake, fruit, sugar and other unspecified - these baskets were variable in their uses. They were made in a variety of shapes including circular, oval, and rectangular, mostly with a swing handle and sides pierced with geometric or scrolling shapes. Some have four feet while others stand on a rim.
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A George III sterling silver swing handled basket, maker's mark rubbed, London, 1805, the shallow rectangular body with an engraved foliate border, centred by an armorial crest, beneath a reeded loop handle, above a rectangular foot, 1085 gms, 32.7 cm

A Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) Austrian silver basket, shaped oval form with whiplash and pod relief detail, the overhead handle conforming, raised on four splayed feet. Impressed silver marks. 758gms. Length 33 cm

An 18th century George III silver swing handle basket of naivete form, atop a spreading collet form foot with reeded border. Soloman Hougham, London 1795

German 800 silver pierced basket, of tapering form with everted rim decorated with acanthus, interior with alternating panels of pierce work, set of three feet, total weight 445gms, height 13 cm, diameter 29 cm

A sterling silver basket, scalloped rim and handle on raised base. Stamped sterling. Diameter 10.5 cm weight 77g. (dents)

A Mexican sterling silver basket, Alfredo Villasana, Taxco. Diameter 15 cm. Weight 239g

Austro Hungarian silver basket, with ornate repousse, pierced and engraved ornamentation, supported by 4 ornate feet, hallmarked below handle, maker Fr, 27 cm, 21 cm, 13 cm high, 330 grams

Antique German 800 silver basket, with presentation engraving to one end, stamped 800 to the opposite end, decorated with scrolling repousse and pierced edges, supported by 4 ornate feet, 33 cm, 25.7 cm, 8 cm high, 531 grams

George V cut crystal and silver mounted covered basket, mark of James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, 1917, with swing handle, hallmarked, height 20 cm

George V sterling silver basket, mark of Hardy Brothers, Birmingham, 1925, hallmarked, approx. Weight 323 grams

George III sterling silver filigree basket, with floral decoration and handle, engraved with stag's head and motto 'Vigilantia robur voluptas' (Hunter Family of County Durham), total weight 1480gm, 33 cm x 37 cm x 32 cm

Continental silver pierced basket, set with a repousse scene depicting cherubs, surrounded by a deep pierced border in the form of flowers, acanthus and scroll work, total weight 750 gm, diameter 34 cm

A Victorian silver swing-handled basket, with cast handle, the rectangular body with applied foliate rim, on rectangular foot, the central panel of the handle engraved with a kangaroo after George Stubbs 'kongouro', I.P., Birmingham 1840. Length 33 cm. Wei

Sterling silver miniature basket, hallmarked Birmingham 1909

A Victorian heavy silver basket, oval shape with pierced walls and cast fruiting vine rim. Chester 1899. Width 17 cm

Good George lll Irish sterling silver basket, hallmarked Dublin 1795, 277g approx., 17 cm wide approx.

A German silver (800) Pierce work swing handle basket, weight 162 g, height 19 cm

Silver footed basket, stamped 900, small dent to one side, 24 cm wide, 252 grams

A fine Georgian sterling silver swing handled basket, 1819 Sheffield, with maker's marks for James Kirkby, Waterhouse & Co, a heavy gauge rectangular boat shaped basket with gadroon edges and acanthus embellished corners, the rims with a continuous

A fine Georgian sterling silver swing handled basket, circa 1818 London, with maker's mark for Solomon Hougham, Solomon Royes & John East Dix, rubbed marks, a heavy gauge rectangular boat shaped basket with gadroon edges, an ogee profile tiered rim

A Polish.800 silver Wirework basket, after 1963, with maker's mark Rr, fashioned as an oval basket with wire twists forming a lattice design, with scrolled motifs to the edges and raised on wire twist legs with ball terminals; hallmarked to upper edge.

Sterling silver pierced basket by Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1902, with embossed mask ends and profuse star pirced trellis design, 324 grams, 27 cm width

Art Nouveau Russian silver basket, with pierced sides and geometric shaped handles, Moscow (maker BA), 84 zolotnik purity (875), 35.3 cm wide, 10.5 cm high, 697 grams approx

A George III sterling silver oval pierced swing handled basket by George Baskerville, London 1760, 14 cm wide, 125 grams

An impressive Victorian pair of sterling silver comports by George Fox, London 1862 each designed with an embossed circular pedestal base supporting three playful putti holding aloft a wire work basket and cut glass bowl, 36.5 cm high, 25 cm diameter, 2,39

A pretty reticulated sterling silver and purple glass swing handled basket, 1911 London, with maker's mark for William Comyns, the flaring small basket with trailing flowers and ribbons, with a gadrooned rim and rope twist grape vine handle; hallmarked

A late Victorian sterling silver pierced swing handled basket, 1898 Sheffield, with maker's mark for Thomas Bradbury & Sons, an elegant basket with an undulating ribbed rim with a wide bright cut border of delicate scrollwork and garlands between c

A rococo revival silver centre bowl. Late 19th century, Hanau, with partial marks of Schleissner & Sohne (eagle and sword) with fleur-de-lys mark and letter, the pierced oval basket with undulating rims, with romantic couples in a pastoral setting with flo

An Edwardian sterling silver pierced pedestal basket, 1903 Sheffield, with maker's marks for James Dixon & Sons, the heavy gauge basket profusely embellished with pierced motifs within spiral scrolled ribs and having leafy and shell form cast rims;

Two sterling silver pierced baskets, hallmarked Birmingham 1919

Sterling silver sweetmeats basket on stem with swing handle, George III London 1797, approx. 6 oz. troy

An 800 silver basket, with swing handle weighing 164gm.

A pair of Austro-Hungarian. 800 silver swing handle baskets, 1867 and after, with Dianakopf in cinquefoil mark, with maker's mark of W&C. Two deep flaring baskets pierced and embossed in the rocaille manner and raised on four splayed feet with orna

A small pierced Edwardian swing handled basket, 1911 London, with maker's mark for Harold child. the boat shaped basket with interlocking reticulated floral knot and geometric borders, the threaded rims and handle with delicate beading; hallmarked unde

Victorian sterling silver pierced basket, Sheffield 1897

Antique Oriental filigree silver basket, 11 cm high approx., 200g approx.

George III sterling silver swing handled basket plain circular stemmed design with fluted rim, gilded interior and engraved crest, London, 1792, maker Robert Sharpe, 13 cm dia

Russian silver basket on three ball feet with swing handle and gilt interior, 84 zolotnik purity, 180 grams

A sterling silver swing handled pierced work basket, Sheffield 1853, 28 x 35 cm, 705g

A late 19th century Hanau silver basket, modelled on an 18th century example, decorated with figures and landscapes, with pierced and foliate repousse walls, attributed to B. Neresheimer & Söhne. 163gms