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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Babies

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Babies, England, 19th century, a sleeping boy modeled on a draped rectangular bed, lg. 5 1/4; a boy reclining, with an outstretched hand holding a piece of fruit, modeled atop an octagonal base, lg. 4 7/8; and a boy reclining, with an outstretched hand holding a piece of fruit modeled atop a free-form ovoid base, lg. 5 1/8 in.; impressed marks.
Estimate $800-1,200

Boy on octagonal base: chip to one corner of base; repaired chip to another corner of base.
Boy on octagonal base: Slight chips along footrim.
Boy on freeform base: Pointing finger restored.

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