Antique 18th Century Wedgwood Creamware Basket Form Double Salt Cellar For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 11 images

Antique 18th Century Wedgwood Creamware Basket Form Double Salt Cellar


An 18th century Wedgwood creamware double salt cellar. The form consisting of two basket (or pail-form) bowls joined at the rim and connected by two twisted interwoven handles. A hard to find form! Base stamped Wedgwood and bears an old collection sticker beginning with Zeigen. (Possibly a Brooklyn Museum accession no. from Bess and Sam Zeigen collection.) Measure: Width ca. 4 1/2 in. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.


  • Condition Details
    With a small hairline to the foot and some expected very fine and light glaze scratches and scuffing here and there
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.75 in. x W 4.5 in. x D 2.25 in.H 9.53 cm x W 11.43 cm x D 5.72 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with the seller on your behalf to ensure you're satisfied with the resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Wedgwood (Manufacturer)

Arguably the most celebrated of all English ceramics makers, Wedgwood was founded in 1759 by Staffordshire potter Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795). The company is famed for its Jasperware — molded Neoclassical stoneware vases, plates and other pieces, inspired by ancient cameo glass, featuring white figures, scenes and decorative elements set in relief on a matte colored background. The best-known background hue is light blue, but Wedgwood’s iconic silhouettes also appear on green, lilac, yellow, black and even white grounds. Some pieces use three or more colors.

     The Wedgwood firm first came to prominence for its tableware, which quickly gained favor in aristocratic households throughout Britain and Europe. In 1765, Wedgwood was commissioned to create a cream-colored earthenware service for Queen Charlotte, consort of King George III. The queen was so thrilled with her new china that Wedgwood was given permission to call himself “Potter to Her Majesty,” and the decorative style became known as Queen’s Ware. Not to be outdone, Catherine the Great of Russia commissioned her own set of Wedgwood china in 1773. Nearly 200 years later, the firm created a 1,200-piece service for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. In recent years, leading designers including Jasper Conran and Vera Wang have collaborated with Wedgwood — in the tradition of such distinguished 18th century artists such as the painter George Stubbs and metalsmith Matthew Boulton.

     From plates and other dinnerware to decorative items like urns, cachepots and candlesticks, Wedgwood designs lend a traditional air to Anglophile interiors. And even if you have to make your own tea, you may find it comforting to sip it from a delicate cup that was manufactured in the same Stoke-on-Trent kiln that produced Her Majesty’s tea service. Be sure to keep your pinky raised.

About the Seller

5 / 5
Gold Seller
1stdibs seller since 2015
Located in Philadelphia, PA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Early 18th Century Saint Cloud French Porcelain...
Saint Cloud
Antique Early 18th Century French Louis XIV Porcelain
A very rare, early 18th century Saint Cloud soft-paste porcelain salt cellar. Of round form with blue underglaze style Rayonnant decoration. Dating to the first quarter of the 18th...
Set of Three Early 19th Century Wedgwood Creamw...
Antique Early 19th Century English Neoclassical Decorative Bowls
A rare group of wedgwood creamware bowls. In the neoclassical pattern no. 892 with a cobalt blue and gold border. Diameters: just under 9 in., just over 8 3/4 in., and just ove...
Set of Ten Early 19th Century Wedgwood Creamwar...
Antique Early 19th Century English Neoclassical Dinner Plates
A terrifically rare set of Wedgwood creamware dinner plates. In the neoclassical pattern no. 892 with a cobalt blue and gold border. Measures: Diameter: ca. 9 3/4 in. The re...
Antique 18th Century Caughley Soft Paste Porcel...
Caughley Porcelain
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Porcelain
A fine Caughley soft paste porcelain sauce boat in the fruit pattern. Dates to the end of the 18th century. Length: ca. 5 7/8 in. Items purchased from David Sterner antiques...
You May Also Like
Creamware Chestnut Basket
Antique Mid-19th Century English Georgian Decorative Bowls
Antique Wedgwood creamware chestnut basket in very good condition. There are no chips or cracks.
Fibve Cream Ware Wedgwood Serving Dishes, 18th ...
Antique 18th Century British Porcelain
Five rare cream ware Wedgwood serving dishes, 18th century “Wedgwood was founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood, who is now remembered as the "Father of English Potters". He was the y...
Rare Late 18th Century Derby Coffee Can Fluted ...
Royal Crown Derby Porcelain
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Ceramics
This is a rare and very collectable, hand-painted porcelain coffee can (cup), made by Derby Porcelain Co., England in the late 18th century, George III period, circa 1790. The coffe...
Late 18th Century Porcelain Caughley Sparrow-Be...
Caughley Porcelain
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Porcelain
This is a rare, soft-paste porcelain, sparrow beak milk jug by the Caughley Porcelain factory, Shropshire, England. The jug is beautifully hand decorated in the French influenced ...
19th Century Wedgwood Creamware "Punch" Decorat...
Antique 19th Century English Platters and Serveware
This large creamware tray or platter is made by Wedgwood depicting everything "Punch". Transfer outlines of whimsical 19th century characters are hand-painted in polychrome enamels w...
Set of Wedgwood Creamware Dishes, 18th Century
Antique Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Dinner Plates
Set of Wedgwood creamware dishes made in the 18th century with a border in the distinctive, geometric, pattern known as "Etruscan". This Wedgwood pattern was painted in red, green, o...

Pair of Wedgwood Chestnut Baskets

By Wedgwood
$1,500 / set
Pair of Wedgwood Chestnut Baskets
Antique 1820s English Georgian Ceramics
Pair of early 19th century chestnut creamware baskets with underplates. They are trimmed with a soft celery green. The pair of baskets are hand woven into what is considered a basket...
18th Century Chinese Qianlong Porcelain Dish
Antique 1740s Chinese Chinese Export Porcelain
This petite Chinese dish is exquisitely hand-painted in Famille Verte colors of green, blue and red. Dating from circa 1740 it is decorated with floral scenes. The center features a ...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries