A WEDGWOOD CANEWARE FOOTED LARGE JUG CIRCA 1770-80
of helmet shape with a strap handle, sprigged in relief with figures of children at play, the brown edged rim painted with a red and black anthemion border, impressed Wedgwood below numeral 5.
Height 10½ in.
A large section of the rim, extending from the spout to a point about midway along one side and downwards for approximately 2 inches, has been broken out, restored back and oversprayed.
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.
Collection of Dr & Mrs L. Rakow (according to literature reference)
M. S. Rau, New Orleans, December 1992
Paine Art Center, no. U-3, bearing label
Reilly, 1989, Vol. I, p. 501, no. 727
Pendergast, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 63, fig. 13