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Flower basket

Flower basket

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Parian porcelain and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.695-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 4

Physical description

Flower basket in glazed Parian porcelain surmounted by a figure of a girl representing Spring. In the form of a semi-circular basket supported on four small feet, and with a drum-shaped pedestal in the middle on which is set the girl holding a bird's nest.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Parian porcelain and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

'MINTONS'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 20.9 cm approx., Width: 18.4 cm approx.

Object history note

One of a set of four flower baskets C.695 to C-1935.

Descriptive line

Flower basket in glazed Parian porcelain surmounted by a figure of a girl representing Spring, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1860.

Materials

Parian

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Girl; Spring; Nest

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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