Sterling Silver Piercework Basket by Plummer from 1761
This spectacular sterling silver basket, with s-scroll swing handle and gadrooned and pierced apron support, by William Plummer, an 18th century British silversmith, is beautifully decorated with alternating piercework panels of crosses and foliage. Bearing marks as shown. Missing part of one leaf in one of the panels, as pictured, and shows some warping to bottom of support, also shown, otherwise, in very good condition. 3 1/2"H (10" height including handle) x 13 1/4"L x 11"W. Weight 28.1 troy ounces. William Plummer was known for his pierced work.
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