Regency papier-mâché Basket

Regency papier-mâché basket beautifully decorated with roses, birds and gilt patterns, having an ormolu handle with grapes and leaves in relief.  Circa 1825

A makers label at the back.  A and G  BILL.  Birmingham.

Yvonne Jones author of “Japanned Papier Mâché and Tinware” says it the only label for this firm she has ever seen.


10.25 inches in Diameter
26 cm