Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 121

Lot 121

Derby Oval Basket, c.1760

Derby Oval Basket, c.1760
Lot 121 Details
Derby Oval Basket, c.1760

with pierced lattice sides applied with yellow florets at the intersections, painted in colours on the interior with three birds in a landscape and trailing flowers and leaves
length 11.4" — 29 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $456
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Derby Oval Basket, c.1760
  • Derby Oval Basket, c.1760


Crack at centre of base; minor chips/loss to applied flowers at handles

LOT 121

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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