07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Figures

$5,513$4,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Figures, England, 19th century, one modeled as a candlestick with Diana the Huntress seated, a dog by her side, ht. 12 1/4; the other as Minerva seated, the shield of Medusa by her side, ht. 9 in.; each mounted atop a stepped octagonal base, impressed titles and marks.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Diana: candle nozzle a replacement; chip to as back corner of the octagonal base.
Minerva: missing her staff.

Keywords

Medusa, United Kingdom