Samuel Alcock antique Victorian Porcelain Basket turquoise enamelled handle & pinched rim circa 1850 pattern no. 1 over 536 basket weave design
An antique moulded porcelain basket shaped posy bowl with turquoise enamel painted handle and pinched rim. The body has a moulded basket weave design that some collectors may refer to as osier pattern. It is unmarked other than the pattern number 1 / 536 painted on the base in iron red enamel. This pretty item dates to the Victorian era in the mid 19th century circa 1850.
It was made in Staffordshire, by Samuel Alcock of Hill Pottery, Burslem,Staffordshire England, they operated from 1828 - 1859. Ref 1. A number of manufacturers made similar items such as Minton, Charles Ford, Royal Worcester etc.
This pretty antique porcelain basket is in excellent antique condition and displays beautifully. No chips, cracks nor restoration. There is some very minor fritting to the body.
This is a nice antique item to add to any collection of antique porcelain, Victorian bone china or decorative flower baskets.
Height 5 1/4 inches ( 13.4 cm)
Length 4 1/2 inches ( 11.5 cm)
Width 4 1/2 inches ( 11.5 cm)
Weight 254 grammes unpacked
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