Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15581

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

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
enameling
hand-painted
earthenware
Basket, Food Storage
Basket, Food Storage

Inscription

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""

Maker

Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Possibly Spode Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carter

Accession Number

1990.191.22