A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770
A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770
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A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:3,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770


or urn-shape decorated in relief with a figure of Apollo bearing a lyre, raised on a stepped foot and square base, the cover edged with a molded laurel wreath and surmounted with a widow knop, impressed lowercase Wedgwood & Bentley mark.

Height 10⅛ in.

25.7 cm

Condition Report

Cover - good condition

Vase - small chip to one lower corner of base, otherwise in 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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

S. Nager, January 1977

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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