A silver double basket or bonbon dish,
designed by Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904), makers' marks for Hukin and Heath, London 1881, with a central woven handle, engraved initial 'C' to the base of handle, each bowl with a curled rim,
12cm high, 12ozt approximately
Dr Christopher Dresser made the original design in around 1880 for Hukin and Heath, the model number was 2223. It is rare to find this in silver, as many were made in silver plate. For a similar design, see the VAM collection no. M.14-1970, a silver-plated example.
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Sold for £1,200
Some wear to the handle, two splits appearing to the edges of the bowls where the two are fixed together, marks slightly worn. Small dents to the bowls.
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Auction: Design - Live Online, Tue, 26th Jan 2021
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