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Pair of Worcester Baskets Painted by James Giles

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Dates Circa 1770
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description A rare pair of Worcester baskets, painted at the atelier of James Giles with sprays and sprigs of flowers in a monochrome palette of shades of green, the handles formed of twisted rope highlighted with gilt, similarly with the undulating rim. The exterior is covered with green florettes and leaves between the intersections of the trellis work. 

9cm High to the top of the handle

19cm Wide handle to handle

Literature Gerald Coke, In Search of James Giles p.176 (b) (A.1.200) for an example of a similar treatment, but on a small tureen and stand.