Very rare Old Sheffield Plate pierced basket with original liner ( circa 1790)

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  • TitleVery rare Old Sheffield Plate pierced basket with original liner
  • Country of Origin England
  • Datedcirca 1790
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  • MaterialOld Sheffield Plate and lead crystal
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  • HeightHeight to top of handle 18 cm (7"), height to rim 10 cm (4")
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  • Width14 cm (5.5")
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  • Depth10 cm (4")
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  • ConditionGood condition for its age. Some slight bleeding underneath on foot but doesn't show
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  • WeightTotal weight 469 grams
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  • Price£285
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Very rare Old Sheffield Plate swing handle sweetmeat basket with its original cranberry liner.  The basket features a wrapped over edge indicative of Old Sheffield that I have tried to show in the photo.


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