Circular, open-woven creamware basket with a twisted or rope foot. One band of intertwined or twisted lacing is woven in midway up its sides. A bead or ball is placed on top of the rim at each join with a side strip. Solid, flat bottom is molded with a basketweave design on its interior with a diamond and rays in a circle at the center of the well. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1850-1900


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 2 3/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. x 7 in. (6.03 cm x 18.42 cm x 17.78 cm)


Credit

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Marks

Impressed on the reverse of the basket, at center: "843" within a rectangle; a beehive or kiln-shaped character (formed from a demilune atop two rectangles, separated by spaces); "N"; "O".


Object Number

M-4193


Colors


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