07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Intaglio Medallions

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Intaglio Medallions, England, late 18th century, taken from the original bronze medallions by Bertrand Andrieu, one depicting the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, the other the arrival of Louis XVI in Paris on October 6, 1789, impressed marks, dia. 3 in.

Provenance: Kanter Collection.

Literature: Wedgwood I, by Robin Reilly, p. 476.
Estimate $500-700

Each in excellent condition throughout with no cracks, chips or restorations,.


Paris, Bertrand Andrieu, United Kingdom, Louis XVI, Robin Reilly