George II sterling silver basket. Made by Samuel Herbert & Co. in London in 1752. Solid oval well and woven open lattice sides; cabled rim. Open guilloche c-scroll swing handle. Splayed foot with linear piercing between cabled borders. Engraved scrolled floral frame engraved in well with interlaced script monogram. Sweet Georgian pastoral. Fully marked. Solder repairs.
Dimensions: H (with handle) 9 1/4 x W 12 1/8 x D 10 1/2 in. H (without handle) 3 in. Weight: 22 troy ounces. #M8