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Wedgwood Black Basalt Kettle and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Kettle and Cover, England, late 18th century, squat bulbous form with Sybil finial, the body with Bacchanalian Boys in high relief to either side above a wide engine-turned band, bail handle, impressed upper-lower case mark, ht. 6 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $400-600

Edge nicks to cover; chips to spout.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Muriel Polikoff, Bail handle, Basket-with-handle, Cooking, England, Kettle, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Sybil, Visual arts, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, United Kingdom

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