17 - 18 December 1998
A pair of Neale and Bailey crested creamware pierced oval two-handled baskets
Circa 1795, red printed NEALE & BAILEY marks and paper retailer's labels for T. Goode & Co. (London) Ltd.
With twig handles and enamelled in red and black, the interiors each with a crest of a lion rampant within a circular husk-bordered cartouche, the rims with red-ground borders painted in black with linked ovolos suspending continuous inverted anthemia above stylised swags (one broken around base and restored, slight flakes to enamels)
9½ in. (24 cm.) wide (2)
The late Mr and Mrs Gerald Coke; Christie's London, 17 October 1996, lot 208 (£800).
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