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Fruit basket

Fruit basket

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    about 1953 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heal & Son Ltd (retailers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mahogany, bent cane

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Margaret Thomas

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fruit bowl, the flat mahogany back is shaped almost like an inverted trapezoid, from which thrusts forward a boomerang-shaped mahogany piece. They are joined, forming the bowl, by lengths of bent cane. The bowl stands on three wooden legs with ball feet.

Place of Origin

England (made)


about 1953 (made)


Heal & Son Ltd (retailers)

Materials and Techniques

Mahogany, bent cane

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1977 by Mrs Margaret Thomas [77/885].


Mahogany; Cane




Woodwork; Household objects; Eating

Production Type

Mass produced


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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