A Derby porcelain fruit basket
A Derby porcelain fruit basket
A Derby porcelain fruit basket
A Derby porcelain fruit basket

A Derby porcelain fruit basket

c. 1760 England

Offered by Mary Wise & Grosvenor Antiques

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A most attractive mid 18th century Derby porcelain oval fruit basket. The outside has a pierced and moulded trellis pattern with pale blue and yellow florets at each intersection, the scalloped rim is decorated with a gilt line. The base of the basket is moulded in a rope pattern coloured pale yellow. Flanked at either end are rope twist handles in blue and pink. The interior has a white ground painted with typical sprigs of flowers covering firing faults and the painting is by Edward Withers.

Four patch marks on the underside

A similar example can be found at the Victoria and Albert Museum from the Schreiber Collection
Good condition
Property of a deceased estate
'Ceramics of Derbyshire 1750 - 1795' H G Bradley b&w plate number 105
Dimensions
Height 2.50 inch (6.35 cm)
Width 7.50 inch (19.05 cm)
Medium
Porcelain
Signed/Inscribed
1760
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