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Brides basket

2006.44.1897 (RS98185)

Description

Porcelain bride's basket with a pierced basket weave edge and double twisted rope handle. Interior features a painted polychrome decoration scene of a man and a woman in a landscape framed by swags of flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1767
Inscriptions
"Lille / 1767" (Painted in green on base.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
porcelain
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1897
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172874

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