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Wedgwood & Bentley Black Basalt Vase and Cover

Auction:
2280
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2280
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 16, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Wedgwood & Bentley Black Basalt Vase and Cover, England, c. 1775, sphinx-head handles, foliate festoons below a central raised oval medallion with depiction of "Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion," impressed wafer mark, (slight chips to rim at shoulder), ht. 14 1/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Keywords

Hercules, United Kingdom, Greek mythology, Heracles, Lion, Nemean lion, Staffordshire pottery, Wedgwood

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