A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT GILDED AND BRONZED INKSTAND LATE 19TH CENTURY
A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT GILDED AND BRONZED INKSTAND LATE 19TH CENTURY
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A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT GILDED AND BRONZED INKSTAND LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT GILDED AND BRONZED INKSTAND LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:1,250USD

Lot Details

Description

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT GILDED AND BRONZED INKSTAND LATE 19TH CENTURY


decorated in relief with pairs of figures and putti with various devices, separated by trees, comprising a rectangular tray and a square-form inkwell and liner, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD marks, gilded numeral Z3793, C98 in white enamel. 3 pieces.

Width of tray 9¼ in.

23.5 cm

Condition Report

The overall appearance of the lot is good. There is some minor typical rubbing to the gilding on the top edge of the lip of the inkwell, and a minor area of rubbing to 'bronze' on top edge near rim.


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

Skinner Boston, July 17, 2004, lot 55

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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