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Covered dish with basket-weave design

Manufacturer: Wedgwood

Date: 1790s
Dimensions:
Overall (G08.2.10a-b): 9.5 x 26.5 x 22 cm (3 3/4 x 10 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium: Glazed earthenware
Credit Line: Gift of Jean & Kenneth Laundy
Origin:England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent
Object number: G08.2.10a-b
DescriptionWedgwood creamware covered dish with basket-weave design. These dishes were moulded to resemble woven baskets, and were introduced to the Wedgwood factory in the 1770's. The yellowish tone of this piece suggests an 18th century date.