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Daisy Exclusive

Antique English (Birmingham) Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket Dated 1911

$299.00

Daisy Exclusive

Antique English (Birmingham) Sterling Silver Sweetmeat Basket Dated 1911

$299.00

Lovely English (Birmingham) sterling silver pierced oval sweetmeat (Bon Bon) basket featuring an alternating urn, garland, and foliate pattern. The upper rim, foot, and swing handle are all decorated with applied silver bead ornamentation. 

Sweetmeat is a term that dates back hundreds of years and refers to small sweet confections such as candied fruit, gilded nuts, sugared comfits, and crystalized flowers. 

ID#: STER239

Metal: Sterling Silver 

Dimensions: 4 3/4 inch (H) including handle x 6 inches

Weight: 163.60g

Markings: 

  • L&W - Makers Mark

  • Anchor - City Mark - Birmingham

  • Lion - Standard Mark - Sterling Silver .925

  • 'm' - Date Letter - 1911