English Import

Hanau Silver

Continental sterling silver large basket 
with English import marks for London
The oval basket in the Dutch-style with reticulated body punctuated with flowers
Small crested cartouche with initials to one side and applied swags
C-scroll border and handles formed of a Triton holding dolphins
Sitting on four cast floral and scroll feet.
Original uncut clear glass liner
English import marks:
The town marks for imported items - zodiac sign of Leo : London Assay Office
The symbol of .925 in an oval shield
A date letter year 1908
A sponsor's initials «B.M.L», the registered mark of Boaz Moses Landeck, one of the most famous importers of fine silver into London, Campden Square, this mark is entered 1907 until 1916
Marked underneath the ring with Hanau fantasy marks : a crowned harp (hallmark of Ireland) and what might be the mark of B. Neresheimer & Söhne, founded 1893
Weight 1120 grams
Height 12 cm (4" 3/4)
Length 30.7 cm (11" 5/16)

SKU: s269


US$ 3,500.00



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