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Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Mercury

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 14, 2017 10:00AM


Wedgwood Black Basalt Figure of Mercury, England, c. 1900, after Pigalle, modeled attaching his wings while seated on a rocky base, partially impressed mark, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Provenance: Dr. Norman and Romaine Jacobs Collection
Estimate $800-1,200

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations. The figure is impressed MADE IN ENGLAND but is lacking the Wedgwood mark even though it is obviously from that manufacturer.

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Norman Jacobs, Romaine Jacobs, United Kingdom