George II bread basket by James Ker

George II oval bread basket.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,800 ( Total: £23,250)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Partridge Fine Arts

It carries the Assay Master's Mark of Hugh Gordon. Weight, 61oz.

Provenance

2nd Earl of Hoptoun; the Shaw Collection, Christie's Glasgow, 29/3/83, lot80; the Al-tajir Collection; Christie's 4/3/92, lot 193.

Venue details

Museum of Edinburgh 142 Canongate, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH8 8DD 0131 529 4143 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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