Caughley basket, pinecone pattern, C. 1780
Caughley basket with twin twisted handles, printed to the center with a version of the ‘Pinecone’ pattern, the rim with a hand painted cell & scroll pattern, the outside with applied flowerheads in blue, with leaves, fruit & flowers at handle terminals similarly decorated.
flaw to 3 segments at base, slight loss to leaves.
27.5cm across handles, 9cm high
ref. Godden ‘ Caughley & Worcester Porcelains’ p 215 for photo of a similar example & the wasters from the factory site that match this piece.