Lot 402


Second quarter 19th century
Comprising; three painted and encrusted with flowers, two painted with panels against a blue ground, another painted with landscape panels against a green ground and a Chamberlain Worcester basket painted with a named view, `Howth Castle.The Residence of the Rt.Hon. the Earl of Howth', 33.5cm wide

Estimate: £80 - £120
Hammer price: £220
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Restoration and damage throughout

All three flower encrusted baskets have some restoration , losses and cracks. One of the blue ground baskets has repaired breaks. The handle on the other blue ground basket has been repaired. Some wear to the gilding. The green ground basket has repairs to the handle and some wear. The Chamberlains basket is probably lacking a handle, with some made up replacement flower moulded where the handle would have been attached. Repaired breaks and cracks to one corner. Some chips to the rim

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