ORIVIT Pewter – Art Nouveau Basket

ORIVIT Pewter – Art Nouveau Silver Plated Basket – stock #8118

A super looking original art nouveau Britannia Metal Bonbon basket with an art nouveau design and made by the German firm, Orivit c1905. It has a bowl with wavy rim decorated with moulded designs of flowers with swirrling tendrils into the well of the bowl. There is a sinuous whiplash handle.

This example has most of it’s original silver plate with some wear and tarnish pewter in the well of the bowl. Stamped marks on the underside. I expect that this will appeal to collectors of art nouveau, jugendstil and seccessionist design.

Size
Marks
Condition
Bowl – 17cm wide and 5.5cm high
With Handle – 14cm high and 18cm wide
Stamped mark on the underside.
AOG Orivit within a shield
Stamped number – 2337
Stamped – EP
Etched number – 2594
Exterior – silver plate 99% original with tiny amount of corrosion on the foot rim.
Handle – original silver plate intact. No repairs. Slightly wavy.
Interior – most original silvering intact – some patches of hard grey corrosion, mainly in the well of the bowl – SEE pictures.
Price GB Pounds
£50.00
Available Email to order.


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