A Worcester yellow ground chestnut basket, cover and stand, circa 1768-70
Lot 99
A very rare Worcester yellow ground chestnut basket, cover and stand, circa 1768-70
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,718) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Worcester yellow ground chestnut basket, cover and stand, circa 1768-70
A very rare Worcester yellow ground chestnut basket, cover and stand, circa 1768-70
Of quatrelobed oval form with twig handles issuing applied flowers, the moulded ground of formal cells and florets painted in puce on a bright yellow ground, the stand and cover pierced with arcading and further florets, the interior of the basket and the centre of the stand painted with the 'Dragon in Compartments' pattern, the stand 25cm wide (handles lacking from stand, other flower loss and chip to cover) (3)

Footnotes

  • The combination of the Kylin or 'Dragon in Compartments' pattern with a yellow-ground chestnut basket is an exceptional rarity
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