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Set of Four Wedgwood Black Basalt Classical Figures

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Set of Four Wedgwood Black Basalt Classical Figures, England, 19th century, each modeled and titled depicting a season, mounted atop raised circular bases, impressed marks, ht. 9 3/4 to 10 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Summer: Bird on shoulder missing 1/2 of a wing. No other evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout.


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, Darwin–Wedgwood family, England, Fellows of the Royal Society, Josiah Wedgwood, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood

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