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Dessert basket

Dessert basket

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:519-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 4

Physical description

Dessert basket of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and with applied decoration, and oval in shape with the sides pierced in imitation of wickerwork and flowers, coloured pink, applied at the intersections, and at either end is a loop handle rising above the rim in the form of a twig from which spring flowers and leaves in high relief, and inside, on the bottom, is a group of painted fruit.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and pierced

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Length: 26.7 cm, Width: 21.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mrs Haliburton, Isleworth, for £2 10s shillings in 1867

Descriptive line

Dessert basket of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and oval in shape, with pierced sides and loop handles, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Twigs; Branches; Fruit; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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