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Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Cupid and Psyche Figures

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Cupid and Psyche Figures, England, 19th century, each modeled seated atop a rocky base set on a round foot with anthemion border, impressed titles and marks, ht. 8, 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Psyche with a 1 1/2" chip under the base slightly visible from the side.


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, Culture, Cupid, Cupid and Psyche, Greek mythology, Mythology, Roman mythology, Staffordshire pottery, Visual arts, Wedgwood

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