Dessert baskets (pair), porcelain, made by Royal Worcester Porcelain Co Ltd, England, c. 1768-1770
A matching pair of oval baskets in white porcelain. Both have openwork trellis sides applied with florets in pink with yellow centres on the intersections. The twig handles have flower terminals. The well is decorated with a tightly composed bouquet in pink, mauve, blue, orange, yellow and green, surrounded by a border of underglaze blue and rococo-style gilding. Numerous sprigs of single flowers decorate sides of the well, and extend to a border of underglaze blue with fine fern pattern gilding.
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