• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made c. 1772
  • Place Made China, for export
  • Materials Ceramics; Porcelain; Overglaze Colors
  • Measurements 3 7/8" x 8 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.
  • Gift of Mrs. Frederick Frelinghuysen (1966.16)
  • Room
  • Accession # 1966.0016000000001

Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial

William Pitt (1708–1778), the first earl of Chatham and owner of this porcelain basket, was America’s greatest ally in Parliament.