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Wedgwood Black Basalt Vestal Oil Lamp

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Vestal Oil Lamp, England, 19th century, oval shape molded with fluting above a running oak leaf band, acanthus leaves and bellflowers, the handle formed as a seated maiden holding a jug, impressed mark, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Missing cover; head broken off at shoulder and simply reglued.


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

United Kingdom, Acanthus, Ancient Greek architecture, Ancient Greek technology, Ancient technology, Decorative arts, Jug, Oil lamp, Pottery, Staffordshire pottery, Visual arts, Wedgwood, Zhou dynasty

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