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Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Items

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three Wedgwood Black Basalt Items, England, 20th century, an award figure modeled as a standing female holding a mask of Bacchus, mounted atop a raised circular plinth, impressed mark, ht. 9 1/2; and a pair of Coronation busts from 1953 depicting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, ht. 9 1/2 in.; each with impressed marks.

Note: The presentation of the 1967 British Film Academy Awards on March 28, 1968, marked the occasion the Academy changed to a new format of Award, to this black basalt statuette created by Eric Owen, then became known as the "Stella" and was presented until 1975.

Estimate $150-250

Each in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Elizabeth II, Eric Owen, Counties of England, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, Wedgwood pottery, United Kingdom

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