A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75
A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75
69

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75

Estimate: 700 - 1,000 USD

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75

Estimate: 700 - 1,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,625USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY SOLID AGATE VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75


vase shape no. 231, of urn shape, affixed on either side with a 'monster' handle with traces of gilding, the cover with a 'Pelican in her Piety' knop, raised on a white stoneware bases with molded guilloche panels, impressed Wedgwood & Bentley mark.

Height 9¼ in.

23.5 cm

Condition Report

The cover has been broken into two pieces and restored. The vase is in good condition. The two monster handles with typical wear to gilding. Overall the piece is in good appearance.


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

The Milton Milestone Collection of early Wedgwood Pottery, Part I, sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, December 16, 1975, lot 45 (as a pair)

The Theodore and Rosalind Spak Collection, Miami, 1984

Exhibited

Art Institute of Chicago, 1962, no. 316 (lent by Milton Milestone as a pair), bearing label

Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, no O-6a (as a pair), bearing label

The Hammond Museum, 1984, bearing label

Literature

Tulman, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 77, fig. 15

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
Online bidding closed