A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1775
of cylindrical form affixed on either side with a pistol handle suspending foliate swags enriched in gilding, the body in tones of brown, cream and blue, the cover with a ball knop, raised on a white stoneware base with molded guilloche panels, impressed Wedgwood & Bentley mark.
Height 9⅝ in.
The knope of the cover restored and restoration to the underside of the flange. The vase in good condition and appearance with typical areas of loss to gilding.
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.
Collection of Mr Gabriel Kirzenbaum, New Jersey, November 1980
Institute of Fine Arts, 1982, bearing label