A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'TRITON' CANDLESTICKS EARLY 19TH CENTURY
modeled upright grasping whorled shells issuing candle sconces, upon rockwork bases applied with flowers, vine and seaweed, each with impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD.
Heights 11⅝ and 11⅛ in.
29.5 and 28.3 cm.
Generally good condition.
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A pair of these models with the same candle sconces, formerly in the Tangye and Grant collections, is illustrated by Wolf Mankowitz, Wedgwood, New York, 1953, pl. 54; a second pair was in the Bernheim Collection of Black Basaltes, sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. New York, February 26, 1973, lot 151.