A French majolica basket from the late 19th century with high relief floral barbotine décor. Created in France during the last quarter of the 19th century, this majolica features a black and green ground, adorned with an exquisite high relief raised barbotine décor of cream and pink flowers with their green leaves. The basket's upper section showcases a large handle accented with a twisted effect while the blue interior is decorated with delicate painted flowers. With its petite proportions and lovely barbotine décor, this French majolica basket circa 1880 will bring a charming decorative touch to any home, perhaps placed above a buffet, chest-of-drawers or on a tabletop.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 8.25" W x 7.25" D x 6" H
Inventory Number: BLD391