George II oval bread basket.

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


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.

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