Encaustic Black Basalt Vase and Cover, England, early 19th century, iron red, black, and white depiction of a theater scene, scrolled foliage to the reverse, unmarked, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Literature: Subject illustrated in The Dwight and Lucille Beeson Wedgwood Collection, by E.B. Adams, p. 75.
The property of Jeffrey Milkins.
Cover: Enamel border with wear; inner collar with chips.
Vase: Top rim ground down; restoration to socle and plinth.
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