A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED KRATER VASE AND PIERCED COVER CIRCA 1790
painted in red and white with a band of scrolling anthemion betwee narrow stylised leaf and egg and dart bands, the interior glazed, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD over letter J.
Width across handles 8⅜ in.
Overall in good condition and appearance.
There is some scattered minor wear to enamels.
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Collection of Mr Gabriel Kirzenbaum, New Jersey, January 1981
Institute of Fine Arts, 1982, bearing label
The Hammond Museum , 1984, bearing label