Derby Pierced Circular Twin Handled Basket

 

A Derby pierced circular twin handled basket, the exterior applied with malachite green florets, exceptionally well painted by the same hand as the previous item, with a superb spray of cherries together with beautifully coloured insects in flight.

Provenance: Sir Francis Burdett Coutts.

 

Circa 1760

Diameter: 6 ¾ ins (17cms.)

Marks:   Patch marks to the underside of footrim

 

Stock No. 744

 

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