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An image of Cream basin, cover and stand [one of a pair] by Worcester
Alternate image of Cream basin, cover and stand [one of a pair] by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Cream basin, cover and stand [one of a pair]
Year
circa 1768-circa 1772
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

basket 7.7 x 19.6 x 14.4 cm, cover 6.7 x 17.4 x 4.8 cm; stand 4.8 x 25.8 x 21.5, basket and cover height ; combined height 14.8 cm:

a - basin; 7.7 x 19.6 x 14.4 cm

b - cover; 6.7 x 17.4 x 4.8 cm

c - stand; 4.8 x 25.8 x 21.5 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.152.a-c
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Though traditionally called a chestnut basket, this oval bowl with pierced cover and stand probably served as a cream basin. See also L2012.151.a-c

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 89 (colour illus.). cat.no. 109