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A fine Rockingham basket

Dennis G Rice Collection 

Illustrated; Dennis G Rice, Rockingham Ornamental Porcelain, colour plate 7

A fine Rockingham canted rectangular large basket, the entwined gilt twig loop handle applied with coloured flowers and leaves, superbly painted in coloured enamels with a named view of 'The Pavilion, Brighton, West View', within a gilt band, the stiff leaf moulded border picked out in gilt, and applied with flowers and leaves, 13 1/2" wide, circa 1830, printed mark in puce 'Manufacturers to The King' and titled in red

The source for this view of the Royal Pavilion is a drawing by Augustus Charles Pugin and C Fielding, engraved by T Sutherland in 1824

An identical basket was presented to the Royal Pavilion in 1932 by H M Queen Mary

A fine Rockingham basket