A marrige basket with cover and a chestnut dish with cover
Lot 112
A fine creamware marriage basket and cover and a chestnut dish with cover, circa 1775
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,150) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine creamware marriage basket and cover and a chestnut dish with cover, circa 1775
Staffordshire or Yorkshire made for the European market, the round basket with an overhead strap handle, the cover moulded and pierced with heart-shaped ornaments, 31cm high overall, the wide, shallow chestnut basket with a delicate pierced trellis cover and ropetwist finial, 28.5cm diam (cover cracked and restored) (4)

Footnotes

  • Related shapes of marriage basket are known from Wedgwood and Leeds, the forms derived from traditional European country pottery examples.
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  1. John Sandon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
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