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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    A WORCESTER RETICULATED CHESTNUT BASKET, COVER AND STAND

    CIRCA 1775, BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARKS TO THE BAKET AND STAND, THE COVER INCISED 45

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WORCESTER RETICULATED CHESTNUT BASKET, COVER AND STAND
    CIRCA 1775, BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARKS TO THE BAKET AND STAND, THE COVER INCISED 45
    Of quatrefoil form with branch handles applied with flowers at the terminals, the cover and stand pierced with foliate lappets, the honeycomb-molded basket decorated with similar flowers, the bottom of the basket and the center of stand printed in the 'Pinecone' pattern, the rims with diaper pattern and lambrequins
    10 7/8 in. (27.2 cm.) wide, the stand (3)


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    Provenance

    Donald McLeish, Toronto; Waddington's Auctioneers, Toronto, 26 November 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 280-284)


    Exhibited

    Toronto, The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, The Art of Dining, September 1998 - February 1999.