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Creamware Basket

Oval creamware basket with handle on either side. Stands on slight pedestal. Has pierced edge with flower. One center point missing. Shows wear as do all good antiques. Stained interior. Unmarked.

Object number: 1976.30.1

Dimensions: 11 3/8” long; 7” wide; 4 1/4” high

Estimated date 18th century



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie