Small, silver basket of boat-shaped form raised on a scalloped foot, the foot ribbed at the edge and decorated with bright-cut dotted bands, the body likewise ribbed at the upper edge and with a band of bright-cut floral motifs, on all four sides engraved floral swags in a heart-shaped configuration, on two sides with a shield-shaped reserve, one left empty, the other with the image of a falcon and a banner containing the motto NE OUBLIE, the swing handle also ribbed, with a light gold wash inside.

Sugar Basket

Peter Bateman, and Ann Bateman, London, England

1794-1795