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

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Cream basin, cover and stand [one of a pair]

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

Year
circa 1768-circa 1772
Media
Ceramic
Medium
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