Wedgwood Rosso Antico and Black Basalt Incense Burner and Cover, England, early 19th century, pierced cover to a bowl supported atop the tails of three dolphins mounted on a triangular base, impressed mark, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Literature: This piece illustrated in WEDGWOOD, Volume II, by R. Reilly, plate 815, p. 488.
Professional restoration of tails near join to bowl.
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