Georgian Pontypool Welsh Attributed Toleware Black Japanned Bread Bask

Georgian Pontypool Welsh Attributed Toleware Black Japanned Bread Bask

Code: MT21150

Dimensions:

W: 32.5cm (12.8")H: 26cm (10.2")D: 20.5cm (8.1")

£665.00 Approx $841.77, €776.87

A very fine quality large Georgian toleware black japanned bread basket with floral and a bird design probably Pontypool, Wales and dating from around 1820. The basket stands raised on a rectangular shaped foot, the curved rectangular shaped basket with rising ends and with rounded corners. A fold down swing handle is attached centrally and the whole is very finely hand decorated with gilt chinoiserie decoration of a bird of paradise, flowers and foliage. The basket is not marked.

In very good condition for its age with wear and losses customary with use and age.


Origin : Wales
Manufacture Date : 1820
Materials : Sheet-metal