Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (11.4 x 26.7 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
Reverse at rim, in red, stamped: "MALVERN/ABBEYCHURCH/CHAMBERLAIN'S/WORCESTER" and with a small white paper label in black ink:"1471"
Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
Shallow porcelain basket with handle, with bright green glaze interior and polychrome decoration of Malvern Abbey. Shallow basket with scalloped edge, bright green glaze interior with central painted cartouche of Malvern Abbey, set in a green hilly and wooded landscape, in the foreground are three male/female couples in period costume and headstones; cartouche bordered by curlicue gold paint border; attached from front to back, thick abstracted twisted anthemion leaf and stem handle with lower sections of handle painted gold and gold paint lines around leaves.Thick gold band at outer edge of basket.
Chamberlain & Co. (Worcester, England, 1840-1852). Basket, ca. 1840. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (11.4 x 26.7 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.329. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.329.jpg)
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