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1990.191.22 (RS207024)

Description

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.

Details

Maker
Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Possibly Spode Pottery (Maker)
Date
1815-1830
Inscriptions
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
Material
earthenware
enameling
hand-painted
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
Basket, Food Storage
baskets (containers)
earthenware
enameling
hand-painted
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.191.22
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Carter
GUSN
15581

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