Biscuit box with cover

Designer Christopher Dresser British, Scottish
Possibly James Macintyre and Co.

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The pattern is a variation on a design inspired by frost on a window pane that Christopher Dresser published in 1873 as a design for stained glass. It also represents Dresser's "idea of power, energy, force, or vigour" in a single pattern. The common earthenware material combined with the silver-plated mounts appealed to Dresser's desire to create affordable yet well-designed goods for the growing consumer market.

Biscuit box with cover, Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse), Earthenware, silver plate, British

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