A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLUE AND WHITE JASPERWARE OVAL PLAQUE CIRCA 1768-80
from the 'Herculaneum Figures' series, applied in high relief with the figure of a classical maiden playing a tambourine, with a gilt and ebonized wood frame, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY.
Height 10 in.
Please note: the plaque has not been examined out of the frame. There is a firing related haircrack across the torso of the figure just above the drapery. Otherwise, in generally good condition.
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The Estate of the Baron de Kirtsmont-Socec of Romania, sold, Cyr Auction Co., Wells, Maine, May 1999