A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED TWO-HANDLED AMPHORA LATE 18TH CENTURY
A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED TWO-HANDLED AMPHORA LATE 18TH CENTURY
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A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED TWO-HANDLED AMPHORA LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED TWO-HANDLED AMPHORA LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

Lot Sold:3,500USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT 'ENCAUSTIC'-DECORATED TWO-HANDLED AMPHORA LATE 18TH CENTURY


of classical form with a waisted trumpet neck affixed with two handles, painted in terracotta-red and white with two classical maidens each holding a thyrsus and either a torch or a fan beneath an anthemion border around the shoulder, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD and numeral 439.

Height 10¼ in.

26.1 cm

Condition Report

In good condition and 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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Skinner Boston, July 11, 2009, lot 211

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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