20 May 2008
THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 41-41A)
A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED RETICULATED BASKET
Of oval form, the rope-twist handles applied with gilt-enriched flowers at the terminals, the interior printed with a vignette of two soldiers before ruins and classical statuary, the exterior of the basket applied with flowers, the rims enriched in gilt
8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 9 December 1983, lot 95
With Gerald R. Brown, Atlanta.
Property from the Estate of Anthony B. Graves, formerly in the Estate of Gerald R. Brown; Sotheby's, New York, 21 April 1989, lot 84.
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For tea canister printed with this scene in the Joseph Handley Collection, see 18th Century English Transfer-Printed Porcelain and Enamels, Carmel, 1991, p. 165, no. 5.17.
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