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A George III Bread/Fruit Basket made in London in 1806 by John Emes

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The Basket stands on an oval foot which is decorated with gadrooning. The main body also displays a gadrooned and twisted ropework rim and is also pierced and engraved with a most unusual band of stylised foliate motifs. The centre of the bowl is engraved with a contemporary Armorial, with Crest above, all surrounded by a crossed branch cartouche tied with ribbons. The basket is very well marked and has a reeded arched handle. A most unusual design. The Arms are those of Kemish family of County Lancaster.



Height, to the top of the handle: 10 inches.

Length: 14 inches

Width: 10.25 inches

Weight:: 28oz
Year
1806