A George III silver swing-handled sugar basket, marks for 'S...
A George III silver swing-handled sugar basket, marks for 'SM' London 1767, of cylindrical form with pierced foliate decoration with relief cast rim and twist design handle, blue glass liner, 10.8cm high, weight (excluding liner) 3.20ozt
There is some loss the the pierced exterior (see pictures). There is some light misshaping/denting to the foliate detail, some minor areas of thinning. Rim and base are in good order, no thinning, splitting, denting or repair. Handle is in good order, no splitting, thinning, misshaping or repair. Scratching and wear throughout commensurate with age and use. Basket does wobble slightly on a level surface. Glass in good order, some chips to the base, but no large cracks, fractures or loss. Moderate scratching and wear to glass commensurate with age and use.