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Basket with "tortoiseshell" glaze

Date: c.1765
Dimensions:
Overall: 3.5 x 25.7 cm (1 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)
Medium: Stoneware, salt-glazed with copper and iron oxides
Credit Line: Gift of Joan Clark, Q.C., from the Collection of English and Continental tin glazed earthenware of Thomas Henry Clark, Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
Origin:England, Staffordshire
Object number: G99.9.37
DescriptionStaffordshire pierced basket, lead glazed cream coloured earthenware, reticulated and press moulded to imitate basket work. It is covered in a mottled glaze.