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Basket

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware painted with enamels and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:881-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 8, shelf 7

Physical description

Circular basket of salt-glazed stoneware, painted with enamels, and with a wavy edge, and the sides are pierced with a design of intersecting circles, and on the inside in a band of applied ornament, enamelled in bright colours, consisting of a floral spray alternating with an orange-tree and rising sun, and at the bottom is a Chinese man and woman with two boys in various colours including pink, yellow, green.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware painted with enamels and pierced

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 25.4 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:881/A-1885 (Sch. II 192A).

Descriptive line

Circular basket of salt-glazed stoneware, painted with enamels, and with a wavy edge, and the sides are pierced, maker unknown, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1760.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Painted; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Boys; Man; Tree; Rising sun; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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