One of a set of thirty four. A white earthenware basket. An overall painted floral and foliate motif. Dark green lobed border with polychrome flowers and leaves. Diamond pierced body and two pierced asymmetrical foliate handles.
Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Possibly Spode Pottery (Maker)
Paper label on bottom of .29: ""The/ Russell/ CHINA/ This set of China/ was presented by (Hon) James Russell/ [born?] 1715 died 1793) to his daughter Margaret/ [on the] occassion of her marriage (July 15, 1781)/ [to Hon.] John Codman (See Copley Portrait) who was/ my great great grandfather (Born 1755 died 1803)/ HEIRLOOM to my SON./ [signed]/ [illeg.] Gilbert Carter""
- Location of origin
- Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire
- Object type
- Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
- Descriptive terms
Basket, Food Storage
- 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. John Carter