Georgian Cake Basket, London 1796, possibly Thomas Chawner

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Georgian Silver Cake Basket, London 1796, poss Thomas Chawner. The oval shaped basket with pedestal reed base, border pierced surround, upper section with outer reed design border and pierced guilloche intertwining ribbon.The centre plain, crest that of a stag and motto Virtute non verbis – By Virtue, not by words, probably for Robinson, reeded handle, marked with lion passant on underside. Hallmarks through piercing, maker’s mark not discernible. Measures: 13.75 x 10 x 11 inches. Weight: 21.5 oz

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Georgian Silver Cake Basket, London 1796, poss Thomas Chawner. The oval shaped basket with pedestal reed base, border pierced surround, upper section with outer reed design border and pierced guilloche intertwining ribbon.The centre plain, crest that of a stag and motto Virtute non verbis – By Virtue, not by words, probably for Robinson, reeded handle, marked with lion passant on underside. Hallmarks through piercing, maker’s mark not discernible. Measures: 13.75 x 10 x 11 inches. Weight: 21.5 oz

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Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.