Wedgwood Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Volute Krater Vase, England, 19th century, mask handles terminating at swan's heads, iron red, white, and black elaborately painted with maiden portrait above a figural battle scene, impressed mark, ht. 25 5/8 in.
Note: For a similar vase see Wedgwood, Volume I, by Reilly, color plate C101.
Two chips to top rim on backside; hairline to each scroll of handle. Snmall chip to the edge of one handle.
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.