A wonderfully practical basket - this 'porte verre' or glass carrier was used to carry drinking glasses to the table when setting the table for meals. It dates from the nineteenth-century and is a lovely reminder of how daily rituals were carried out.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 4" high x 13" x 7"
Approx. overall 10cm high x 33cm x 18cm