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October 6, 2016 04:00 PMCalender

Wedgwood Black Jasper Dip Apotheosis of Homer Vase and Cover

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 07, 2016 10:00AM


Wedgwood Black Jasper Dip Apotheosis of Homer Vase and Cover, England, 19th century, applied white relief, the cover with Pegasus finial, the vase having Medusa mask and snake handles, classical figures and borders of anthemion and stylized foliage, set on a raised octagonal plinth with griffin figures at each foot and scrolled foliage and panels of classical figures, impressed mark, ht. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Cover: Finial restored and with firing lines to cloud.Two slight chips to inner rim above gadrooning. The vase with slight rim hairline; firing line to the surface of the plinth; scattered chipping to griffin horns; chip to an inside edge of a foot of the plinth.

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