A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1800
A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1800
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A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1800

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,000USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1800


the cover with a 'sybil' knop, painted in terracotta-red and white with bands of anthemion and classical ornament, the interior glazed, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD and letter M.

Height 10½ in.

26.6 cm

Condition Report

There is a very minor short fine firing-related tear to one side of the spout. Overall in generally good condition.


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

Collection of Lloyd J. Bleier, no. B291, bearing labels

Skinner Boston, April 25, 2003, lot 142

Exhibited

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1976, bearing label

Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens, 1991, bearing label

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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