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July 18, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Eight Wedgwood Dry Body Wares

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 19, 2015 10:00AM


Eight Wedgwood Dry Body Wares, England, early 19th century, a drabware vase with lilac acanthus and white bellflowers, ht. 3 5/8; a drabware chamberstick with lilac ferns, ht. 2; and six white stoneware items: a molded hunt jug with blue dipped rim and handle, ht. 6 3/4, a covered sugar bowl with arabesque flowers and spaniel finial, ht. 4 3/4, a tumbler with dark olive green banded borders, ht. 4, a vase with applied blue flowerheads and foliate borders, ht. 4 1/8, a vase with pierced disc cover, applied green acanthus leaves and lilac bellflowers, ht. 4, and a covered cup with scrolled handle and applied green ferns, ht. 3 5/8 in.; impressed marks.

Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $500-700

Drab vase: Missing cover.
Drab chamberstick: Shallow chip to underside of handle.
Tumbler: Slight chip under footrim.
Vase with blue: Missing cover
Vase with green/lilac acanthus leaves/bellflowers: replacement cover.
Covered Cup: Cover restored.

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United Kingdom, Saint Louis Art Museum