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Wedgwood Black Basalt Sphinx

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Sphinx, England, 19th century, the seated figure modeled atop a rectangular base, impressed retailer's mark for Heal & Son and factory mark, lg. 4 3/4, ht. 3 in.
The Estate of Walter F. Goodman.
Estimate $300-500

Chip to two corners of the top surface and edge of the base.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Walter F. Goodman, Economy of Asia, Economy of South Korea, Goodman, LG Corporation, Mythology, Neoclassicism, Sphinx, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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