A George lll pierced silver sweet-meat basket of navette form. Having a bead decorated swing handle and retaining the original cobalt-blue glass liner. Bright cut, chased and engraved with neo-classical stars, garlands, and swags as well as an armorial (unidentified at present). Raised on an oval foot.
Fully hallmarked for London, WP for William Plummer and the date mark for 1783. William Plummer excelled and specialized at crafting pierced silver pieces.
5 1/4" high, 6 Ozt.