A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT LARGE RUM KETTLE AND COVER CIRCA 1790
with a high strap handle, the interior glazed and the cover with a grape cluster knop, impressed lowercase Wedgwood mark, numeral 5, letter M. 2 pieces.
Height 10¼ in.
There is a minute flat shallow chip to the 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.
Jo-Ann Blum, New York, 1974