A George III Irish Swing Handled Sugar Basket

Maker: 
Joseph Jackson, Dublin.
Dated: 
1796
Dimensions: 
7.6" wide, 19.3cm
Weight: 
9oz, 280gms

Of shaped oval boat shape with moulded pleats flanked by pricked lines rising to a band of arrow heads within wrigglework and further pricked lines, both sides engraved with draped cartouches, each with two pendant tassels and with horizontal lines around the centres, one of which engraved with script initials J.H.C, the other vacant. The wavy rim with moulded and arched swing handle. The waisted plain stem supported by a shaped oval spreading base with pricked lines

Price: 
£875
Provenance: 

Private Collection