A Cased Silver Bowl with Sifter Spoon

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A late Victorian cased silver bowl with a George III silver ‘berry’ sifter spoon, the circular bowl with a wavy edge with a hatched and beaded border and chased all over with leaves and flowers around a central geometric leaf pattern and with gilding to the interior, and on three lion’s mask and paw feet, London 1881 by John Aldwinckle and James Slater, presented with a George III silver sugar sifter spoon with later ‘berry’ decoration, chased with fruit in the pierced gilded bowl and with scrolling engraved patterns to the handle, London 1782 by Hester Bateman, all in a dark red morocco leather case with fuchsia silk lining.

Condition: Excellent, both silver pieces are in extremely good condition with no splits or dents, the gilding is rich and bright, and the case is in good condition for its age and closes well, and has a lovely richly coloured interior.

Diameter of the bowl = 12 cm (4.75″)
Weight of the bowl and spoon combined = 161 g (5.18 oz t)