Danish Center Piece Silver Basket Chased with Gold Wash Hallmarked Carl Peter Foght 1832. Presented is a beautiful Danish hand hammered chased silver basket with a gadroon motif on a pedestal base and a gold wash interior. This basket is hallmarked for Carl Peter Foght with a date mark for silver made in 1832.I have shown my research in the photos above. It has It has a beautiful chased floral and leaf motif on the handle and pedestal base and a gadroon motif radiating out from the center of the basket giving the gold washed interior a striking contrast.
Hallmarked for Denmark solid 826 fine silve; American standard sterling is 925 fine, so there is slightly less silver in this alloy. It is a beautiful piece with no dents or dings and only some minor scratches from gentle use. It has a great period engraved inscription on the handle and while it not tight on its hinges and does not stand upright to the basket this item is a fine addition to almost any collection of fine silver for its art and craftsmanship and makes a great centerpiece. I have an interesting assortment of items listed so please look at my other auctions.
11 3/8: across, 7 7/8 wide, 7 ¾ inches wide across top, 5 ½ high to high end, handle hight - 5 ½ inches high. 22.4 ounces on my postal scale or 635. Mark for Danish silver dated 32. CPF Hallmarked, please see pictures for research.
No dents, no dings, a period engraved inscription on the handle, a slight wobble to base, light scratches from gentle use. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash.I describe my items to the best of my abilities. Please ask questions if there is anything in particular that you need to know. Stuff You Should Read About How We Do Business. We do not end auctions early for offers.
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If we have missed something, which does happen from time to time with the antique and vintage items we handle, we will always make it right. If you need help in any way or have questions we will do our best to assist you. The item "Danish Sterling Silver Basket Center Piece with Gold Wash Hallmarked Foght 1832" is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "lee2015" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.