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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALTGLAZED RETICULATED BASKETS
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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALTGLAZED RETICULATED BASKETS

CIRCA 1760, PROBABLY WHIELDON

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALTGLAZED RETICULATED BASKETS
Circa 1760, probably Whieldon
With shaped-scroll rims and handles, moulded with hazelnuts and leaves about pierced trellis work, on a basket-weave ground; together with a saltglazed leaf-shaped pickle dish the branch handle issuing bellflowers
10½in. (26.6cm.) wide, the baskets (2)
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See Leslie Grigsby, The Henry H. Weldon Collection English Pottery 1650-1800, London, 1990, p. 136 & 137 for an illustration of a similar pair of baskets and for wasters from the Thomas Whieldon, Fenton Vivian site, 1747-1780.
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