A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT ENCAUSTIC-DECORATED KRATER VASE AND PIERCED COVER LATE 18TH CENTURY
painted around the exterior with stylized foliate borders and affixed on either side with a loop handle, the interior glazed, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD.
Width across handles 11⅞ in.
The pierced cover has eight shallow flat chips to the edge of the rim, the largest measuring approximately 0.9 x 0.5 cm. The vase is in good condition and appearance.
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Collection of Mr Gabriel Kirzenbaum, New Jersey, November 1980
The Hammond Museum, 1984, bearing labels