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Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Babies

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Babies, England, 19th century, a sleeping boy modeled on a draped rectangular bed, lg. 5 1/4; a boy reclining, with an outstretched hand holding a piece of fruit, modeled atop an octagonal base, lg. 4 7/8; and a boy reclining, with an outstretched hand holding a piece of fruit modeled atop a free-form ovoid base, lg. 5 1/8 in.; impressed marks.
Estimate $800-1,200

Boy on octagonal base: chip to one corner of base; repaired chip to another corner of base.
Boy on octagonal base: Slight chips along footrim.
Boy on freeform base: Pointing finger restored.


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

United Kingdom, Bed, Behavior, England, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood

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