A WEDGWOOD BLUE AND WHITE JASPERWARE VASE AND PIERCED COVER CIRCA 1800
the solid-pale-blue body applied around the exterior with a band of entwined rope supporting flaming torches, the cover with a billing doves knop, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD over letter W, incised numeral 393.
Height 7¼ in.
There is a fine haircrack curving around the socket for the bolt and a network of fine stress cracks to the base of the vase and the foot resulting from overtightening and visible on the interior and underside.
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.
Seal Simons, Philadelphia, acquired in April 1968