A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED AMPHORA VASE CIRCA 1800
with a waisted trumpet neck, affixed with a high loop handle, painted in terracotta-red and white, the stepped shoulder with a band of anthemion, the body with a seated and two standing female figures, above a chevron band, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD.
Height 17¼ in.
In good condition and appearance. There is a patch of discoloration to the enamel of the seated figure on her right elbow.
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Collection of Olivia P. Lenhart, bearing label, no. 613
The Estate of Olivia P. Lenhart, Christie's New York, January 26, 1987, lot 209
de Young Museum, 1971, no. 169, bearing label, illustrated in the Seminar Catalogue, 1981, p. 43, case. 19