A WEDGWOOD BLUE AND WHITE JASPERWARE COFFEE POT AND COVER AND A JASPER-DIP BOWL LATE 18TH CENTURY
the coffee pot, the solid pale blue body applied in relief around the exterior with scenes of 'Domestic Employment' after Lady Templeton, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD, numeral 3; the bowl, applied in relief with cherubs, animals and 'The Reading Lesson' above an engine-turned band border around the lower body, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD, numeral 3.
Height of coffee pot 8⅛ in.; Diameter of bowl: 6⅜ in
20.8 cm. 16.2 cm
Coffee pot with a flat shallow slither chip to rim of spout. The cover's knop re-stuck at terminal, a rim chip and associated hairline crack 3.5 cm long. Overall good appearance.
Bowl in good appearance and generally good condition, with only a small flake to a blue engine-turned band.
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Coffee pot: Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Victor, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. New York, March 10, 1978, lot 186
Bowl: David Davis Collection, bearing label