Reticulated German Silver .800 Ornate Footed Sweetmeat Basket with Handle.v** SOLD ARCHIVES **v
A highly decorative silver sweetmeat basket that is pierced and decorated with roses, and floral wreaths throughout with 2 crossed torches on either side – shaped as a pierced woven basket. The handle is hinged and can be lowered to either side. The term “sweetmeat” dates back hundreds of years and refers to small confections such as candied fruit, gilded nuts, sugared comfits, and crystallized flowers.
The basket sits upon 4 long pad feet.
Marked with german crown & .800 mark on bottom.
Measures: 9 inches wide x 6 inches deep x 11 inches high with handle raised. (5 1/2 high with handle lowered).
Weight: 584 grams.
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