A COLLECTION OF SIXTY-TWO WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT INTAGLIOS LATE 18TH CENTURY
depicting various classical heads in profile, and classical subjects including Venus and groups of cupids, variously marked in impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD, lower case Wedgwood and Bentley and W&B, most with impressed numerals, together with a Wedgwood black basalt titled oval portrait medallion of Aristides, modeled in high relief facing his right, with integral fame, impressed lowercase Wedgwood mark. 63 pieces.
Length of portrait medallion 2⅞ in.
The portrait medallion has a minor 1/8-in. chip to the edge. Aside from several that each have a miniscule chip, the intaglios are in overall good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.