Brides basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1767

GUSN

GUSN-172874

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

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
porcelain
Basket

Inscription

"Lille / 1767" (Painted in green on base.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD119

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1897