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July 13, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Wedgwood Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Vase

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 13, 2017 4:00PM


Wedgwood Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Vase, England, early 19th century, loop handles to a lekythos-form with iron red, black, and white painted classical figures bordered with anthemion at neck, running palmettes at shoulder and a meander band below, impressed mark, ht. 14 3/4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in WEDGWOOD, by R. Reilly, volume II, plate 695.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Rim and footrim chip restored. No other evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout.

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Muriel Polikoff, United Kingdom