A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT BUST OF ALEXANDER POPE LATE 18TH CENTURY
A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT BUST OF ALEXANDER POPE LATE 18TH CENTURY
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A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT BUST OF ALEXANDER POPE LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT BUST OF ALEXANDER POPE LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:7,500USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT BUST OF ALEXANDER POPE LATE 18TH CENTURY


modeled wearing loose drapery around his shoulders, upon an integral socle base, impressed lowercase Wedgwood & Bentley mark to reverse at side. 

Height 14½ in.

36.8 cm

Condition Report

Overall good appearance. The condition of the piece is good, there are a few minor scattered firing cracks. There is a minute flat chip to the upper edge of the foot of the socle.


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.

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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