AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN PIERCED SILVER BASKET VIENNA 1846: Delicately embossed floral motif basket with masquerons to handle, applied grape accent piece to center and winged griffin feet. Marks indicate Vienna 1846, 13/16 loth (silver content .813), and maker mark of AR, marks possibly added at a later date. Approx. 10 1/4'' x 8 3/4'', basket 4''h., 10''h. to top of handle. Approx. 14 troy oz. Please note several sections missing around top, compressed areas in the basket body, cracks to handle and narrowing of interior space on 3 of the 4 feet (not visible from the outside).