Important South African Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Live Auction, 11 October 2010

Session One

Sold for

ZAR 11 710
Lot 6
  • A William IV silver basket, William Eaton, London, 1830


Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 11 710

About this Item

A William IV silver basket, William Eaton, London, 1830

with shell, flowerhead and acanthus-leaf border, the body embossed with panels of scrolling foliage divided by acanthus leaves and engraved with the inscription "May 1834, Presented, with four other pieces of Plate, to the Rev John Hyde A.M, by the Inhabitants of Whitney and its vicinity, in testimony of their Regard for him, and their approval of his conduct as a Minister, as a Magistrate, and as a neighbour, during a residence of Twenty five years amongst them, and particularly in rememberance of his valuable exertions and kindness to the Poor during the visitation of Cholera in 1832", applied with a conforming swing handle, 1525g, 34cm diameter

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