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July 13, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Wedgwood & Bentley Porphyry Vase and Cover

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


Wedgwood & Bentley Porphyry Vase and Cover, England, c. 1775, glazed white terracotta stoneware body with satyr mask and horn handles, mottled "pebble" colors, mounted atop a black basalt plinth, impressed circular mark, ht. 10 1/2 in.

Literature: Similar illustrated in WEDGWOOD I, by R. Reilly, plate 460.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Cover: Ball finial repaired; interior collar with several rim chips.
Vase: Horns restored; several glaze abrasions to surface; plinth with edge chipping.

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Muriel Polikoff, United Kingdom