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Impressive Early 20th Century Le Clere Cast Copper Sheffield Plate Large Pedestal Grape Basket and Scissor Table Centre Piece

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W-31 H-27 (cm)

Item Reference:

94961-941-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 94961-941-4
Item No. 94961 - Dealer No. 941 - Building No. 4


An impressive large decorative grape basket and scissors in Sheffield plate (silver on copper) dated to the early part of the 20th century this would make a wonderful centre piece. The basket is raised on an elegant pedestal base cast with a decorative rim depicting a vine and grapes; the concave shelled main body also decorated with the fruit of the vine terminating with a central boss. The basket is completed with a barrel hinged swing handle decorated from the hinges to a vacant central cartouche. The piece shows age related wear having been rubbed showing the copper through the silver giving it a warm glow. Height including the handle is 27cm with a diameter of 31cm weighing 1.3kg.
A pair of fret cut and foliate decorated scissors accompany the basket. The scissors bear the mark for Leclere a silver smith located at 56 Howard Street Sheffield. The grape scissors are 18.5cm x 6.5cm weighing 10g. Both items are impressive both visually and in the hand having a good weight and action.


Item Reference
Height: 27 cm
Width: 31 cm
Silver Plate
1901 - 1910, C20th (Edwardian)
Country of Origin
No Dents or damage, Some polish wear as expected to the silver plate revealing small amounts copper to the high points, The Scissors have very little wear & work well


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