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Pair of Wedgwood Émile Lessore Decorated Queen's Ware Vases

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood Émile Lessore Decorated Queen's Ware Vases, England, c. 1861, each oval shape with Medusa mask head handles, enamel decorated aquatic scenes with mermaids and mermen, artist signed, impressed mark, ht. 13 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Paul Lauer.
Estimate $400-600

Each missing snake handles. One vase with old repair to a rim chip and associated rim hairline. Each top rim and socle with flaking to enamel trim lines.


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

Paul Lauer, Mermaid, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Vase, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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